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Table 1 Characteristics of formal, informal and non-formal learning

From: From massive access to cooperation: lessons learned and proven results of a hybrid xMOOC/cMOOC pedagogical approach to MOOCs

Learning Environment Planning Training structure Intentional Academic certificate
Formal Classroom in regulated institution YES YES YES YES
Informal Out of classroom (work, family, leisure, etc.) NO NO NO NO
Non-formal Classroom in non-regulated institution YES YES/NO YES NO