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 Around the World is a dramatic and promising new edited collection having to do with massively open online courses and open education resources (OERs). Blended learning has swiftly progressed in terms of interactivity and the capability to reach students in all parts of the world since the emergence of the Internet. The life-changing technological influence of the Internet provides powerful kinds of communication and interaction which are essential for distance learning technology. There are hardly any trends in technology-enhanced learning over the past few decades that can match the sudden arrival of MOOC courses. It is no longer possible to cover these MOOC courses with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOC classes. Some MOOCs are based on prerecorded video discussions plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massively open online courses are a supply-side effort to respond to global increases in the demand for elearning and digital learning. MOOC courses are certainly a meaningful change agent influencing distance learning technology today. MOOCs and Open Education researches the potential of electronic education technology to provide access to new opportunities. This edited collection analyzes many substantial advancements in MOOC classes. This interesting book also considers open education resources (OER) and online education topics. To learn more see this education books for teachers website.