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 compelling and promising book related to massive open online courses (MOOCs) and open educational resources (OER). Digital education technology has swiftly progressed in terms of interactivity and the ability to reach learners in nations all around the world since the emergence of the Internet. The life-changing technological impact of the Internet makes possible practicable types of communication and interaction which are essential for electronic educational technology. There are few trends in education over the past half-century that can match the sudden arrival of MOOCs. It is now impossible to cover MOOC classes with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOC courses. Some MOOC classes are based on video lectures plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some MOOC classes are a response to global increases in the demand for tutoring and elearning. These MOOC classes are unquestionably a relevant change agent influencing digital learning today. MOOCs and Open Education articulates opportunities in digital educational technology online learning services, virtual learning activities and digital learning materials which are growing rapidly. This Routledge book deals with many notable trends in MOOCs. This new book also describes open educational resources (OER) and online education subjects. For more details see this learning theory (education) website.