MOOCs and Open Education Around the World.
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 impressive and promising edited collection related to massively open online courses (MOOCs) and open education resources. Digital educational technology has swiftly improved in terms of interactivity and the capability to reach students all over the world since the emergence of the Internet. The transformative technological impact of the World Wide Web offers practicable types of communication and interaction which are essential for technology-enhanced learning. There are not too many trends in distance learning technology over the past few decades that can match the sudden arrival of these massively open online courses. It is now impossible to cover these MOOC classes with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOCs. Some massive open online courses are based on prerecorded video group discussions plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massively open online courses are a supply-side answer to dramatic increases in the demand for edification and online learning. These online MOOCs are decidedly a powerful change agent influencing online education technology today. MOOCs and Open Education articulates opportunities in online education online learning services, virtual learning activities and digital learning materials which are growing rapidly. This book researches several big advancements in MOOCs. This fascinating book also talks about open education resources (OER) and online education topics. The front matter of this book includes a preface. To learn more please go to this educational technology website.