MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge 2015.
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds.
Find out more about this interesting book MOOCs and Open Education
MOOCs and Open Education Around the World is a edited collection which deals with topics related to massively open online courses (MOOCs) and open educational resources (OER).
These MOOCs are typically free for students but do not lead to formal accreditation.
The open educational resources movement was the inspiration for the first MOOCs.
Massive open online courses (MOOC) are a form of online education.
How can participants make sure that lecturers are properly credentialed and qualified to teach online classes?
How can institutions make sure that the quality of schooling provided by these MOOCs is decent?
What original teaching practices and assessment strategies are being used successfully?
This massively open online courses book also deals with methods for making lectures more interesting and getting students more engaged in learning.
Recent historical trends in elearning are enabling learners in nations all over the world to be participants in courses via the Internet.
Infrastructure, marketing, pedagogy, and assessment are some of the areas where questions about MOOC classes and other kinds of open education resources persist.
This dramatic new massive open online courses book researches efficient strategies which can be easily incorporated into face-to-face, blended, and online classes.
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