One of the emerging developments that have significant importance in the field of e-learning is Massive Open Online Course (Mooc). Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate education based on Mooc in system of Iran's higher education was conducted to identify challenges a More
One of the emerging developments that have significant importance in the field of e-learning is Massive Open Online Course (Mooc). Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate education based on Mooc in system of Iran's higher education was conducted to identify challenges and provide solutions. This study was mixed (qualitative and quanitative) and was done sequentially.The population in the qualitative part were Professors of state universities of Tehran that 11 person, among them purposefully were selected. The population in the quanitative part were users of mooc in 94-95 academic year that 196 person with kregci-Morgan table and by ranom method were slected. First, with the interviews, information about the challenges and solutions ahead of the first group of participants (faculty) were collected and then coded with three-step method, the items were extracted. In the second stage by using a questionnaire (with reliability α =0/89) Mooc periods status of the user 196 courses using FrIedman test was evaluated. The results showed the challenges are in the areas of institutional and organizational issues, management issues, technical issues, issues of teaching and learning methods, user interface design issues, problems and issues to provide resources and support resources and evaluating. Also for the realization of teaching based on Mooc, solutions are in the fields of science - professional, information technology and communications, management and support resources and the design, implementation and evaluation. Finally, investigate the status of teaching based on Mooc in Iran's higher education showed that in most sectors there are obvious weaknesses and significant problems.