MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. 2015 Routledge.
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds.
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MOOCs and Open Education is a compelling and promising new edited collection related to massive open online courses and open educational resources (OERs). Digital learning has swiftly progressed in terms of interactivity and the capacity to reach students in nations all around the world since the emergence of the Internet. The life-changing technological influence of the information superhighway offers potent forms of communication and interaction which are essential for learning technology. There are not too many trends in online education technology over the past half-century that can match the sudden arrival of 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 massively open online courses are based on video lectures plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some MOOC classes are an answer to recent increases in the demand for teaching and distance learning. Massive open online courses are certainly a powerful change agent influencing digital education technology today. MOOCs and Open Education Around the World investigates the depth and nature of changes which include openness, faculty professional development, quality assurance, student success, and corporate learning. This 2015 Routledge edited collection reviews a lot of substantial gains in massively open online courses (MOOCs). This compelling new book also researches open educational resources and online education issues. For more details see this best books about education website.