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 Around the World is an enlightening and promising new book related to massively open online courses (MOOCs) and open education resources (OER). Distance learning technology has quickly evolved in terms of interactivity and the capability to reach people all over the world since the emergence of the Internet. The transformative technological impact of the World Wide Web makes available practicable kinds of communication and interaction which are essential for distance learning technology. There are scarcely any trends in online learning technology over the past half-century that can match the sudden arrival of these massively open online courses. It has become impossible to cover MOOC courses with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOC courses. Some MOOC classes are based on prerecorded video group discussions plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massively open online courses are a supply-side effort to respond to dramatic increases in the demand for elearning and blended learning. These massive open courses are noticeably a meaningful change agent influencing electronic education technology today. MOOCs and Open Education deals with the depth and nature of changes which include openness, faculty professional development, quality assurance, student success, and corporate learning. This Routledge book explores a lot of remarkable changes in MOOCs. This new book also reviews open education resources (OERs) and online education subjects. To learn more visit this distance learning website.