MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge – 2015 – 396 pages.
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds.
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MOOCs and Open Education is an appealing and promising new edited collection related to massive open online courses (MOOC) and open educational resources. Digital e-learning technology has swiftly improved in terms of interactivity and the opportunity to reach people all over the world since the emergence of the Internet. The transformational technological impact of the Internet provides powerful types of communication and interaction which are essential for e-learning. There are not many trends in online learning over the past few decades that can match the sudden arrival of these massively open online courses. It is no longer possible to cover these massive open online courses with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOC courses. Some MOOC classes are based on video group discussions plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massive open online courses are an answer to dramatic increases in the demand for edification and online education. These massively open online courses are unquestionably a relevant change agent influencing distance learning technology today. MOOCs and Open Education Around the World addresses the basis for understanding the unprecedented educational opportunities available to individual teachers academics, universities, and societies. This Book investigates quite a few meaningful historical trends in massively open courses (MOOC). This impressive new book also articulates open educational resources (OERs) and online education topics. To learn more go to this open educational books website.