DIGITAL CHILDREN LITERATURE: USING MOOCs FOR EXPLORING SOCIAL AND CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING IN THE CROSS – NATION CHILDREN STORIES OF MADURA AND CZECH
Digitalizing the learning process today as a result of post - industrial revolution is the salient way of the literacy campaign in the higher education.The growth of digital world has brought the changing in the learners‘ way of learning, including the literature and it is particularly the children literature. The fan fiction, e – fiction, and other web – stories based hail a lot of the social media users as an alternative of the reading materials in the internet. The aim of this paper is to examine and probe the digital children literature through the media of MOOCs or Massive Open Online Course in cross – cultural understanding context using children stories as its resource packs. The MOOCs could enable the learners from across the nation learn the essence in chldren stories such as its social and cultural background and understanding. The Ethnography research method carries out to observe the comparative children stories from Madura Island and Czech (Slavic tradition) due to its culture and locality. Six children stories from Czech and Madura are chosen then they are adapted in the digital stories with MOOCs as the media of digital children literature learning.