MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge 2015.
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds.
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MOOCs and Open Education is an engaging and promising new book about massive open online courses (MOOCs) and open educational resources (OER). Blended learning has rapidly grown in terms of interactivity and the capability to reach students in every nation on earth since the emergence of the Internet. The transformational technological influence of the Internet makes available forms of communication and interaction which are essential for distance learning. There are few trends in e-learning over the past few decades that can match the sudden arrival of massive open online courses. We can no longer cover these MOOC classes with one definition because there are many different categories of massively open online courses. Some MOOC courses are based on prerecorded video seminars plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massive open online courses are an effort to meet increases in the demand for erudition and online learning. Massive open online courses are definitely a relevant change agent influencing blended learning today. MOOCs and Open Education discusses the basis for understanding the unprecedented educational opportunities available to individual professors academics, universities, and societies. This Routledge book talks about dozens of significant changes in massive open online courses (MOOCs). This thought-provoking new book also examines open education and online education topics. To learn more please go to this blended learning website.