MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge 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 engaging and promising new book related to massively open online courses (MOOC) and open education resources (OERs). Technology-enhanced learning has quickly advanced in terms of interactivity and the capacity to reach learners all around the world since the emergence of the Internet. The transformative technological influence of the information superhighway makes available potent types of communication and interaction which are essential for e-learning. There are hardly any trends in online education over the past few decades that can match the sudden arrival of massively open online courses. It is now impossible to cover these MOOC courses with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOCs. Some massive open online courses are based on prerecorded video discussions plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some MOOC courses are a supply-side answer to increases in the demand for instruction and training. These online MOOC courses are clearly a meaningful change agent influencing distance learning today. MOOCs and Open Education Around the World reviews the current state of digital elearning technology and open education in general. This Routledge book explores a lot of noteworthy developments in massively online courses (MOOC). This interesting book also explores educational resources and online education topics. This book includes Forward #1 which is titled “The Role of MOOCs in the Future of Education”. To learn more please go to this distance learning website.