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 Around the World is a fascinating and promising new edited collection related to massively open online courses (MOOCs) and open educational resources (OER). distance learning technology has rapidly progressed in terms of interactivity and the capacity to reach students all over the world since the emergence of the Internet. The life-changing technological impact of the information superhighway offers forms of communication and interaction which are essential for distance learning technology. There are scarcely any trends in distance learning technology over the past half-century that can match the sudden arrival of these MOOC courses. We can no longer cover these MOOC classes with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOC courses. Some MOOC courses are based on prerecorded video lectures plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massive open online courses are an effort to respond to global increases in the demand for e-learning and digital learning. These MOOCs are decidedly a meaningful change agent influencing elearning today. MOOCs and Open Education Around the World discusses the basis for understanding the unprecedented educational opportunities available to individual academics academics, universities, and societies. This 2015 book addresses a lot of substantial changes in MOOC courses. This informative new book also analyzes open education resources (OERs) and online education topics. To find out more see this open educational resources website.