Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, & Thomas H. Reynolds (2015). MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge.
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As massive open online courses (MOOCs) and other forms of open educational resources (OERs) proliferate, there is an increasing need to better understand how these new forms of digital learning are being implemented in different regions of the world. Teachers, students, governments and many other organizations want to understand these new forms of learning. How can MOOCs be improved? Current e-learning changes have caused institutions and organizations to address topics like quality standards, attrition, learner motivation, credentialing, accreditation, and assessment of MOOCs and open education. MOOCs and Open Education Around the World responds to this increasing demand by documenting implementations of MOOCs and other open educational resources. This MOOC book also discusses the potential hazards and educational improvements that are made possible by these new forms of online education. Amongst the many issues which need to be addressed are student-teacher interaction, various assessment strategies, and content delivery platforms. What are the different business plans of governments and other institutions which offer MOOCs today? What are the major obstacles and problems that need to be dealt with? This book explains the current and future state of open education trends and issues related to MOOCs. This distance-learning book shares new research findings and provides practical suggestions. For more information please follow this link:
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