MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge Chapman & Hall.
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 an interesting and promising new edited collection about massive open online courses (MOOC) and open education resources (OER). distance learning has quickly expanded in terms of interactivity and the ability to reach participants all around the world since the emergence of the Internet. The transformative technological influence of the information superhighway makes possible practicable forms of communication and interaction which are essential for education. There are few trends in digital education technology over the past half-century that can match the sudden arrival of MOOC classes. We can no longer cover these MOOC courses with one definition because there are many different categories of massive open online courses. Some massively open online courses are based on video workshops plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some MOOC courses are a supply-side response to dramatic increases in the demand for indoctrination and online learning. These online MOOC courses are unmistakably a significant change agent influencing electronic education technology today. MOOCs and Open Education explores the current state of online learning and educational resources in general. This Routledge Chapman & Hall edited collection reviews several improvements in massively open online courses. This cutting-edge new book also reviews education resources and online education issues. For more info go to this open educational resources book website.