MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge Chapman & Hall (2015).
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds.
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MOOCs and Open Education is an authoritative and promising new edited collection relevant to massive open online courses (MOOCs) and open educational resources (OERs). E-learning technology has quickly advanced in terms of interactivity and the opportunity to reach humans all around the world since the emergence of the Internet. The transformative technological influence of the information superhighway provides powerful types of communication and interaction which are essential for digital educational technology. There are not too many trends in distance learning technology over the past few decades that can match the sudden arrival of MOOCs. It is no longer possible to cover massively open online courses with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOCs. Some MOOC courses are based on recorded video group discussions plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some MOOCs are a supply-side effort to meet dramatic increases in the demand for training and education. These MOOC classes are certainly becoming a significant catalyst for innovations in online learning technology. MOOCs and Open Education reviews the basis for understanding the unprecedented educational opportunities available to individual mentors academics, universities, and societies. This Routledge book reviews dozens of historical trends in massively open online courses (MOOC). This breathtaking new book also considers open educational resources and online education topics. This book includes Forward #2 by Fred Mulder which is titled “Open(ing up) Education for All...Boosted by MOOCs”. To learn more visit this e-learning website.