MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge Published: July 1, 2015.
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds.
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MOOCs and Open Education Around the World is an exceptional and promising new book related to massive open online courses (MOOC) and open education resources (OERs). Electronic educational technology has swiftly advanced in terms of interactivity and the capability to reach learners all around the world since the emergence of the Internet. The transformative technological impact of the World Wide Web allows potent kinds of communication and interaction which are essential for digital education technology. There are not too many trends in digital learning technology over the past few decades that can match the sudden arrival of MOOC courses. It is now impossible to cover MOOCs with one definition because there are many different categories of massively open online courses. Some MOOC classes are based on prerecorded video conversations plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some MOOC courses are a supply-side effort to respond to recent increases in the demand for schooling and online learning. These online MOOC courses are decidedly a significant change agent influencing electronic educational technology today. MOOCs and Open Education Around the World researches the basis for understanding the unprecedented educational opportunities available to individual instructors academics, universities, and societies. This edited collection talks about a lot of important historical trends in massive open online courses (MOOCs). This interesting book also studies open education resources (OERs) and online education issues. This book includes a preface by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi Miyoung Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, and Thomas H. Reynolds. For more info please go to this books about education website.