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 is a definitive and promising new book pertaining to massively open online courses (MOOCs) and open educational resources. distance learning has quickly progressed in terms of interactivity and the ability to reach learners in nations all around the world since the emergence of the Internet. The transformative technological influence of the information superhighway makes available powerful kinds of communication and interaction which are essential for online learning. There are scarcely any trends in technology-enhanced learning over the past few decades that can match the sudden arrival of MOOC courses. We can no longer cover these MOOC classes with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOC courses. Some MOOCs are based on video conversations plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some MOOC classes are a supply-side effort to meet dramatic increases in the demand for tutoring and distance learning. MOOC classes are clearly becoming a significant catalyst for innovations in elearning. MOOCs and Open Education researches the current state of online education and open educational resources (OER) in general. This Routledge Chapman & Hall edited collection reviews numerous big evolvements in massively open courses (MOOC). This definitive new book also explores education resources and online education issues. To find out more visit this learning theory (education) website.