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 Around the World is a breathtaking and promising edited collection having to do with massive open online courses (MOOCs) and open education resources (OER). Elearning has swiftly advanced in terms of interactivity and the capability to reach people in every nation on earth since the emergence of the Internet. The transformational technological impact of the information superhighway provides kinds of communication and interaction which are essential for online learning. There are not too many trends in distance learning technology over the past few decades that can match the sudden arrival of MOOCs. We can no longer cover these MOOCs with one definition because there are many different categories of massive open online courses. Some MOOCs are based on recorded video lectures plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massively open online courses are in response to decades-long increases in the demand for tutoring and digital learning. MOOC courses are undeniably a relevant change agent influencing learning technology today. MOOCs and Open Education Around the World describes opportunities in technology-enhanced learning online learning services, virtual learning activities and digital learning materials which are growing rapidly. This Routledge Chapman & Hall book discusses several major advances in MOOCs. This breathtaking new book also studies open education and online education issues. For more information visit this educational technology website.