MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge – 2015 – 396 pages.
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds.
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MOOCs and Open Education is a breathtaking and promising new book related to massively open online courses (MOOCs) and open education resources (OER). Digital learning has rapidly improved in terms of interactivity and the ability to reach participants in every nation on earth since the emergence of the Internet. The life-changing technological influence of the information superhighway allows potent forms of communication and interaction which are essential for elearning technology. There are few trends in elearning over the past few decades that can match the sudden arrival of MOOC courses. It has become impossible to cover these MOOC courses with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOC classes. Some MOOC classes are based on prerecorded video workshops plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massive open online courses are a supply-side response to dramatic increases in the demand for schooling and training. These MOOC courses are without question a meaningful change agent influencing online learning today. MOOCs and Open Education Around the World addresses the basis for understanding the unprecedented educational opportunities available to individual professors academics, universities, and societies. This 2015 Routledge edited collection discusses numerous gains in MOOC courses. This significant new book also studies open educational resources and online education issues. To find out more visit this books about open education website.