Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) entitled "The Architecture of the
Mosque: Historical Roots and Modern Influences" has been elaborated and
presented by Mohammad al-Asad, director of the Center for the Study of the Built Environment (CSBE) in Amman, Jordan.
This course has been produced by the Aga Khan Trust for CultureEducation Programme, and Edraak, the Jordan-based massive open online
course portal. The course provides an overview of the architectural evolution
of the mosque from the birth of Islam to the present, with an emphasis on the
past half a century. For this latter period, the course emphasizes mosques that
have received or have been shortlisted for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture.
language is English, but it also includes full Arabic subtitles.