MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge.
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 dramatic and promising book relevant to massive open online courses and open education resources (OER). Online learning has quickly expanded in terms of interactivity and the ability to reach learners in nations all around the world since the emergence of the Internet. The transformational technological influence of the information superhighway makes available forms of communication and interaction which are essential for elearning. There are not many trends in distance learning technology over the past half-century that can match the sudden arrival of MOOCs. It is now impossible to cover these massive open online courses with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOC classes. Some massively open online courses are based on video workshops plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massive open online courses are an answer to dramatic increases in the demand for e-learning and education. These MOOC classes are certainly becoming a powerful catalyst for innovations in digital learning technology. MOOCs and Open Education Around the World analyzes the current state of digital education technology and open educational resources (OERs) in general. This Routledge edited collection researches many important advances in massively online courses (MOOC). This impressive book also talks about open educational resources (OER) and online education issues. For more info go to this learning theory (education) website.