MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge – 2015.
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds.
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MOOCs and Open Education is an engaging and promising new edited collection related to massively open online courses (MOOCs) and open educational resources. Electronic educational technology has swiftly advanced in terms of interactivity and the capacity to reach humans all around the world since the emergence of the Internet. The transformational technological influence of the Internet makes available forms of communication and interaction which are essential for online education. There are hardly any trends in online learning technology over the past few decades that can match the sudden arrival of MOOC courses. We can no longer cover massively open online courses with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOC classes. Some massive open online courses are based on prerecorded video conversations plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some MOOC courses are a supply-side effort to meet decades-long increases in the demand for instruction and elearning. MOOCs are incontestably becoming a meaningful catalyst for innovations in digital elearning technology. MOOCs and Open Education discusses the basis for understanding the unprecedented educational opportunities available to individual professors academics, universities, and societies. This Book investigates numerous extraordinary historical trends in massive open online courses (MOOCs). This compelling new book also investigates educational resources and online education topics. To learn more please go to this open education books website.