MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. 2015.
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 engaging and promising new book related to massively open online courses (MOOCs) and open education resources (OER). Blended learning has swiftly evolved in terms of interactivity and the opportunity to reach learners in all parts of the world since the emergence of the Internet. The transformational technological impact of the Internet makes possible forms of communication and interaction which are essential for e-learning. There are scarcely any trends in digital learning technology over the past half-century that can match the sudden arrival of these MOOCs. It has become impossible to cover these MOOC classes with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOC courses. Some massively open online courses are based on recorded video seminars plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some MOOCs are an answer to increases in the demand for schooling and blended learning. These MOOC courses are noticeably becoming a powerful catalyst for innovations in digital learning. MOOCs and Open Education Around the World describes the depth and nature of changes which include openness, faculty professional development, quality assurance, student success, and corporate learning. This Routledge Chapman & Hall book discusses quite a few key changes in massively open online courses (MOOC). This enlightening new book also articulates educational resources and online education issues. To learn more visit this books about open education website.