MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Published by Routledge Chapman & Hall.
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 fascinating and promising new edited collection relevant to massive open online courses (MOOC) and open education resources. Blended learning technology has quickly advanced in terms of interactivity and the opportunity to reach students in every nation on earth since the emergence of the Internet. The transformational technological impact of the World Wide Web offers potent kinds of communication and interaction which are essential for distance learning. There are few trends in blended learning over the past half-century that can match the sudden arrival of MOOCs. It has become impossible to cover these massive open online courses with one definition because there are many different categories of massively open online courses. Some MOOCs are based on video workshops plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some MOOC courses are in response to dramatic increases in the demand for edification and training. These massive open courses are decidedly a significant change agent influencing electronic education technology today. MOOCs and Open Education articulates the depth and nature of changes which include openness, faculty professional development, quality assurance, student success, and corporate learning. This Routledge edited collection talks about a lot of substantial developments in MOOCs. This compelling new book also analyzes open education resources (OER) and online education subjects. For more info visit this open educational resources book website.