MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. 2015 Routledge.
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds.
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MOOCs and Open Education is an interesting and promising edited collection about massively open online courses (MOOCs) and open educational resources (OER). Digital learning technology has swiftly improved in terms of interactivity and the ability to reach learners in nations all over the world since the emergence of the Internet. The transformative technological impact of the World Wide Web offers practicable types of communication and interaction which are essential for digital education technology. There are hardly any trends in blended learning over the past few decades that can match the sudden arrival of MOOC classes. It is no longer possible to cover these MOOC classes with one definition because there are many different categories of massively open online courses. Some MOOC classes are based on video discussions plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massive open online courses are a response to global increases in the demand for instruction and online education. MOOC courses are definitely a meaningful change agent influencing electronic education technology today. MOOCs and Open Education Around the World addresses the depth and nature of changes which include openness, faculty professional development, quality assurance, student success, and corporate learning. This 2015 Routledge book investigates several noteworthy trends in massive open online courses (MOOCs). This appealing new book also addresses open education resources (OER) and online education subjects. For more info please go to this open education book website.