MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Published by Routledge Chapman & Hall.
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds.
Learn more about the interesting new book MOOCs and Open Education
MOOCs and Open Education is an interesting and promising book about massive open online courses (MOOC) and open educational resources. distance learning has swiftly improved in terms of interactivity and the capacity to reach students in every nation on earth since the emergence of the Internet. The transformative technological influence of the Internet makes available practicable kinds of communication and interaction which are essential for digital educational technology. There are not too many trends in digital educational technology over the past half-century that can match the sudden arrival of these MOOCs. It is no longer possible to cover these MOOC courses with one definition because there are many different categories of massive open online courses. Some MOOC classes are based on recorded video workshops plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some MOOC classes are a response to decades-long increases in the demand for indoctrination and education. Massive open online courses are decidedly becoming a relevant catalyst for innovations in online learning. MOOCs and Open Education investigates the depth and nature of changes which include openness, faculty professional development, quality assurance, student success, and corporate learning. This Routledge edited collection analyzes numerous substantial changes in massively open online courses (MOOC). This new book also investigates open education resources (OERs) and online education issues. For more details visit this book about open education website.