MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge.
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 a definitive and promising book having to do with massively open online courses and open education resources (OER). Elearning 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 possible kinds of communication and interaction which are essential for digital e-learning technology. There are not too many trends in distance learning technology over the past few decades that can match the sudden arrival of massive open online courses. It is now impossible to cover MOOC courses 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 decades-long increases in the demand for tutoring and online education. Massively open online courses are a significant change agent influencing digital education technology today. MOOCs and Open Education Around the World analyzes opportunities in blended learning technology online learning services, virtual learning activities and digital learning materials which are growing rapidly. This 2015 Routledge book researches dozens of major evolvements in MOOC courses. This impressive new book also examines open educational resources (OER) and online education subjects. To learn more please visit this distance education website.