MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. 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 Around the World is an appealing and promising edited collection related to massively open online courses and open education resources (OER). Online learning technology has rapidly advanced in terms of interactivity and the ability to reach people all over the world since the emergence of the Internet. The transformative technological influence of the Internet provides potent forms of communication and interaction which are essential for education. There are hardly any trends in online learning technology over the past half-century that can match the sudden arrival of these MOOCs. We can no longer cover these MOOC classes with one definition because there are many different categories of massively open online courses. Some MOOC courses are based on recorded video conversations plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massively open online courses are a supply-side effort to meet decades-long increases in the demand for schooling and online learning. These massively open online courses are unquestionably becoming a significant catalyst for innovations in distance learning. MOOCs and Open Education examines the depth and nature of changes which include openness, faculty professional development, quality assurance, student success, and corporate learning. This Routledge book deals with numerous critical advancements in massively open online courses (MOOC). This thought-provoking new book also considers open educational resources (OER) and online education subjects. To learn more go to this best books about education website.