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.
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MOOCs and Open Education Around the World is a edited collection that articulates issues having to do with massive open online courses (MOOC) and open education resources.
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) allow an unlimited number of learners in a single class.
The open education resources movement was the inspiration for the first MOOCs.
MOOC classes are a form of blended learning.
How can we be assured that the quality of these MOOC classes is decent?
How can organizations deal with low learner motivation and high participant dropout rates?
What assessment strategies and innovative teaching practices are in use today?
What business strategies are being used by institutions like the University of California, Irvine to conduct these MOOCs?
Modern changes in digital learning technology enable learners all over the world to take part in online classes.
Mentors and dozens of other stakeholders would like to understand the outcomes of these definitive new open education ventures.
Instructors and would like to perceive how MOOC classes can be improved.
This book answers many questions about these MOOC classes and other forms of open educational resources.
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