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 scholarly and promising book related to massive open online courses (MOOCs) and open educational resources. Online learning has rapidly grown in terms of interactivity and the opportunity to reach participants in nations all over the world since the emergence of the Internet. The life-changing technological impact of the World Wide Web offers practicable forms of communication and interaction which are essential for electronic educational technology. There are not many trends in online education technology over the past few decades 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 massively open online courses. Some massive open online courses are based on prerecorded video lectures plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massive open online courses are an answer to recent increases in the demand for instruction and digital learning. These online MOOCs are undeniably a powerful change agent influencing learning technology today. MOOCs and Open Education Around the World explores the basis for understanding the unprecedented educational opportunities available to individual higher education instructors academics, universities, and societies. This edited collection talks about several historical trends in massively open courses (MOOC). This breathtaking new book also examines education resources and online education topics. To find out more please see this open education books website.