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 the new book MOOCs and Open Education
MOOCs and Open Education is a book which reviews issues pertaining to massively open online courses (MOOC) and open educational resources (OER).
Massive open online courses (MOOC) and similar undertakings with open education resources (OERs) are allowing millions of self-directed online learners in every nation on earth to learn from well-known scientists.
These massive online courses are free for learners but do not lead to formal accreditation.
MOOCs are massive because there is no limit on the number of participating students.
The open education resources (OERs) movement was the inspiration for the first massive open online courses.
As online learning technology becomes more available there is a demand to gain more knowledge about how these MOOCs are being conducted.
How can institutions ensure that the teaching provided by these massively open online courses is decent?
This massively open online courses book also discusses methods for making lectures more interesting and getting students more engaged in learning.
The latest developments in blended learning technology have provided the means for people in every nation on earth to take part in online classes.
This open education resources book deals with life-changing stories that might inspire others to try experiencing MOOCs and open education.
For more information please visit this MOOCs Book website.