MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge Published: July 1, 2015.
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds.
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MOOCs and Open Education is a thought-provoking and promising book having to do with massive open online courses (MOOC) and open educational resources (OERs). Education has swiftly advanced in terms of interactivity and the capability to reach humans in nations all around the world since the emergence of the Internet. The life-changing technological influence of the World Wide Web offers powerful kinds of communication and interaction which are essential for online education technology. There are hardly any trends in distance learning technology over the past half-century that can match the sudden arrival of these massive open online courses. It is no longer possible to cover MOOCs with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOC courses. Some MOOCs are based on video lectures plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massively open online courses are an answer to global increases in the demand for schooling and education. Massively open online courses are clearly a relevant change agent influencing distance learning technology today. MOOCs and Open Education discusses the potential of learning technology to provide access to new opportunities. This Routledge book researches quite a few crucial evolvements in massive open online courses (MOOCs). This exceptional new book also deals with educational resources and online education issues. For more information go to this open educational resources website.