MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. 2015.
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds.
Find out more about the illuminating new book MOOCs and Open Education
MOOCs and Open Education Around the World is a edited collection which explores issues relating to massively open online courses (MOOC) and open education resources (OERs).
MOOC classes and similar initiatives with open education resources (OER) are allowing millions of self-directed online learners in nations all over the world to learn from well-known educators.
These online MOOC courses are generally free but do not lead to formal accreditation.
MOOCs are open because they encourage open access via the Internet for all learners.
Massive open online courses (MOOC) are a form of e-learning.
How can stakeholders make sure that educators are properly credentialed for teaching online?
How can organizations manage poor motivation and high participant dropout rates?
What evaluation strategies and teaching practices are being used today?
This massive open online courses book also analyzes active learning solutions that can help motivate students to engage in more productive learning experiences.
Modern developments in technology-enhanced learning are making it possible for people all over the world to be participants in classes online.
Lecturers and many other participants desire to grasp these authoritative new open educational resources endeavours.
Interaction, feedback and online support are the most important things that help learners succeed in MOOC courses.
Infrastructure, marketing, pedagogy, and assessment are some of the areas where questions about these massive open online courses and other kinds of open education persist.
This open education resources book addresses guidelines for others who hope to create highly engaging MOOC-based learning experiences.
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