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 a significant and promising edited collection about massive open online courses (MOOC) and open educational resources (OER). Digital educational technology has quickly improved in terms of interactivity and the capacity to reach humans in all parts of the world since the emergence of the Internet. The transformational technological influence of the Internet makes available powerful forms of communication and interaction which are essential for blended learning. There are scarcely any trends in distance learning over the past few decades that can match the sudden arrival of MOOCs. It is now impossible to cover these MOOCs with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOC courses. Some massive open online courses are based on recorded video lectures plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massive open online courses are an effort to meet global increases in the demand for schooling and blended learning. Massively open online courses are incontestably becoming a significant catalyst for innovations in distance learning. MOOCs and Open Education Around the World investigates the basis for understanding the unprecedented educational opportunities available to individual educators academics, universities, and societies. This Routledge book examines numerous improvements in massive online courses (MOOC). This enlightening new book also talks about educational resources and online education topics. For more details please go to this elearning website.