An Overview of Massive Open Online Courses with Topics of Robotics

  • Danaa Ganbat Department of Technical Mechanics, Mongolian University of Science and Technology
  • Uranchimeg Tudevdagva Power Engineering School at Mongolian University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Computer Science at Chemnitz University of Technology


This article reports short overview of massive open online courses for “robotic” topic. Extensive use of mobile devices opens up various opportunities for educational institutions to transfer contents to learners. Modern learners prefer to manage their learning by personal way. Many online courses are confirming this fact. Nowadays we can find unlimited number of contents on the internet. Almost all universities offer own online courses with various topics. In the last decade massive open online course (MOOC) became one of the opportunities to keep educated.

The robotics is main focus of this issue, therefore we are trying to conduct small study on online educational contents with this topic. We selected five MOOCs in our study. Main criteria of selection were personal experience of author with these MOOCs. An evaluation of MOOCs is not an aim of the article. Through this article we tried to make visible opportunities to get education on robotics free by online with your personal learning management time.