College English MOOC Teaching on SWOT Analysis

Author/s: Qianli Xiong

DOI: 10.12738/estp.2018.6.263 

Year: 2018 Vol: 18 Number: 6


The English MOOC teaching mode has become a new way of Internet-based autonomous learning. This paper elaborates on the internal and external environment faced by college English teaching, and takes English majors of many colleges and universities as the research object to look at the six influencing factors of English MOOC teaching, namely, authentic English resources, autonomous learning, self-pacing control, instant feedback, delight gamification and peer learning atmosphere. Based on SWOT analysis, it conducts statistical and scale analysis of college English teaching data, pointing out that while realizing sharing of quality English resources and consist with values of a learning society, MOOC teaching has encountered such problems as low applicability, poor autonomous learning and low efficiency in its localization. Through SWOT methods, the paper also examines the strengths, weaknesses, as well as opportunities of MOOC teaching, and suggests that MOOC teaching be combined with traditional teaching, a scientific method and theoretical support for the internationalization and front-end development of the MOOC teaching in China.

MOOC, College English, SWOT Analysis, Opportunity

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