MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Published by Routledge Chapman & Hall (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 definitive and promising new edited collection about massively open online courses and open education resources (OER). Digital educational technology has rapidly grown in terms of interactivity and the capacity to reach learners all around the world since the emergence of the Internet. The transformational technological influence of the World Wide Web offers powerful kinds of communication and interaction which are essential for blended learning technology. There are not many trends in digital educational technology over the past half-century that can match the sudden arrival of these massive open online courses. We can no longer cover these massively open online courses with one definition because there are many different categories of massively open online courses. Some MOOC courses are based on recorded video group discussions plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massively open online courses are a supply-side answer to recent increases in the demand for schooling and blended learning. These massive open courses are undeniably a relevant change agent influencing e-learning today. MOOCs and Open Education analyzes the basis for understanding the unprecedented educational opportunities available to individual trainers academics, universities, and societies. This Book discusses dozens of substantial historical trends in massively online courses (MOOC). This informative new book also describes open educational resources and online education subjects. For more information please go to this distance education website.