MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge Published: July 1, 2015.
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds.
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MOOCs and Open Education is a fascinating and promising new edited collection having to do with massive open online courses (MOOC) and open education resources (OERs). Online learning has quickly improved in terms of interactivity and the capability to reach students in nations all around the world since the emergence of the Internet. The transformational technological influence of the World Wide Web provides potent kinds of communication and interaction which are essential for elearning. There are not too many trends in digital learning technology over the past few decades that can match the sudden arrival of these MOOCs. It has become impossible to cover these MOOCs with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOCs. Some MOOCs are based on recorded video seminars plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some MOOC classes are in response to recent increases in the demand for training and learning. These massively open online courses are incontestably a powerful change agent influencing digital education technology today. MOOCs and Open Education Around the World investigates the potential of elearning to provide access to new opportunities. This 2015 edited collection discusses numerous major trends in massive open online courses (MOOCs). This impressive book also describes open educational resources (OERs) and online education subjects. To find out more go to this book about massive open online courses website.