MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Published by 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 Around the World is an educative and promising new book related to massive open online courses (MOOC) and open educational resources (OERs). Blended learning has swiftly progressed in terms of interactivity and the opportunity to reach people in nations all over the world since the emergence of the Internet. The life-changing technological influence of the Internet makes available practicable types of communication and interaction which are essential for electronic education technology. There are hardly any trends in online education 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 courses with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOC classes. Some massive open online courses are based on recorded video workshops plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some MOOC courses are a supply-side response to increases in the demand for edification and elearning. MOOC courses are undoubtedly a relevant change agent influencing online education technology today. MOOCs and Open Education analyzes opportunities in digital e-learning technology online learning services, virtual learning activities and digital learning materials which are growing rapidly. This book examines numerous crucial historical trends in massively open online courses. This thought-provoking new book also considers open education resources (OERs) and online education issues. The front matter of this book includes Forward #2 by Fred Mulder which is titled “Open(ing up) Education for All...Boosted by MOOCs”. To find out more please go to this distance learning website.