MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge 2015.
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds.
Find out more about this thought-provoking new book MOOCs and Open Education
MOOCs and Open Education Around the World is a book which studies subjects pertaining to massive open online courses (MOOC) and open education resources.
Massive open online courses (MOOC) and similar undertakings with open education resources (OERs) are allowing millions of self-directed online learners all over the world to learn from well-known lecturers.
It can be tricky to motivate and inspire thousands of people in online environments.
The open educational resources movement was the inspiration for the first massively open online courses.
How can we make sure that teachers are properly credentialed and qualified to teach classes online?
How can we ensure that the education provided by these MOOC courses is adequate?
What innovative teaching practices and assessment strategies are optimal?
This MOOCs book also investigates the benefits of technology integration in k-12 and higher education.
The latest advancements in electronic education technology are enabling people in nations all over the world to take part in online classes.
Infrastructure, marketing, pedagogy, and assessment are some of the areas where questions about MOOC classes and other forms of open education resources (OER) persist.
The fundamental ambition of MOOC courses is to provide teaching to more students all around the world.
This book answers many questions about these massive open online courses and other forms of open education.
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