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 a cutting-edge and promising new edited collection relevant to massively open online courses (MOOCs) and open education resources (OER). Digital education technology has quickly expanded in terms of interactivity and the capability to reach learners in nations all around the world since the emergence of the Internet. The life-changing technological impact of the Internet provides potent types of communication and interaction which are essential for digital elearning technology. There are not many trends in online education over the past half-century that can match the sudden arrival of these MOOC courses. We can no longer cover massively open online courses with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOC courses. Some massive open online courses are based on recorded video discussions plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some MOOCs are a supply-side effort to respond to recent increases in the demand for training and blended learning. These MOOC courses are unmistakably a significant change agent influencing online learning technology today. MOOCs and Open Education addresses the depth and nature of changes which include openness, faculty professional development, quality assurance, student success, and corporate learning. This edited collection addresses many big advancements in massive online courses (MOOC). This illuminating new book also reviews educational resources and online education subjects. For more details see this open education book website.