MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. 2015 – Routledge.
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds.
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MOOCs and Open Education is a thought-provoking and promising edited collection relating to massively open online courses (MOOC) and open educational resources. Digital e-learning technology has quickly developed in terms of interactivity and the capability to reach participants in nations all around the world since the emergence of the Internet. The life-changing technological impact of the World Wide Web allows potent types of communication and interaction which are essential for digital learning. There are hardly any trends in blended learning over the past half-century that can match the sudden arrival of these MOOC classes. We can no longer cover MOOC courses with one definition because there are many different categories of massively open online courses. Some MOOCs are based on video lectures plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some MOOC classes are a response to recent increases in the demand for tutoring and distance learning. These massive online courses are noticeably becoming a relevant catalyst for innovations in elearning technology. MOOCs and Open Education deals with the basis for understanding the unprecedented educational opportunities available to individual educational scholars academics, universities, and societies. This book researches many critical gains in MOOC courses. This engaging new book also explores open education resources and online education topics. The front matter of this book includes Forward #1 by George Siemens. For more details go to this open education books website.