MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. 2015 Routledge.
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds.
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MOOCs and Open Education is a cutting-edge and promising new edited collection about massive open online courses and open education resources (OERs). Online education has quickly grown in terms of interactivity and the ability to reach learners in every nation on earth since the emergence of the Internet. The life-changing technological influence of the World Wide Web offers potent types of communication and interaction which are essential for education. There are not too many trends in online learning over the past few decades that can match the sudden arrival of these MOOC courses. It has become impossible to cover MOOC classes with one definition because there are many different categories of massively open online courses. Some MOOC classes are based on video group discussions plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massive open online courses are a supply-side answer to recent increases in the demand for tutoring and online learning. Massive open online courses are undoubtedly a significant change agent influencing distance learning today. MOOCs and Open Education studies opportunities in online learning online learning services, virtual learning activities and digital learning materials which are growing rapidly. This Routledge edited collection explores dozens of meaningful trends in MOOC classes. This interesting book also considers open educational resources (OERs) and online education issues. For more details see this open educational resources website.