MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge – 2015 – 396 pages.
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds.
Learn more about this new book MOOCs and Open Education
MOOCs and Open Education Around the World is a edited collection which reviews topics related to massive open online courses (MOOC) and open educational resources.
These MOOC classes are generally free for students but do not always lead to formal accreditation.
It is challenging to motivate and engage thousands of learners in online environments.
The open education resources (OER) movement was the inspiration for the first MOOCs.
Massively open online courses are a form of e-learning technology.
This online MOOCs book reviews the best practices in digital learning based on decades of research.
How can organizations make sure that teachers are properly credentialed and qualified to teach classes online?
What teaching practices and experimental evaluation strategies are being used today?
What business models are being used by institutions like UWashingtonX to conduct MOOC classes?
This MOOC courses book also studies methods for making lectures more interesting and getting students more engaged in learning.
The latest improvements in digital e-learning technology are enabling students all over the world to take part in online courses.
The ultimate objective of these massive open online courses is to provide teaching and learning to more humans all over the world.
This book answers many questions about these massively open online courses and other forms of open education resources (OER).
To find out more please see this MOOCs Book website.