MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. 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 breathtaking and promising new edited collection about massive open online courses (MOOC) and open educational resources. Elearning has swiftly advanced in terms of interactivity and the capability to reach people in every nation on earth since the emergence of the Internet. The transformational technological impact of the information superhighway provides kinds of communication and interaction which are essential for online learning. There are not too many trends in distance learning technology over the past few decades that can match the sudden arrival of MOOCs. We can no longer cover these MOOCs with one definition because there are many different categories of massive open online courses. Some MOOCs are based on recorded video lectures plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massively open online courses are in response to decades-long increases in the demand for tutoring and digital learning. Massive open online courses are undeniably a relevant change agent influencing learning technology today. MOOCs and Open Education Around the World describes the potential of technology-enhanced learning to provide access to new opportunities. This Routledge Chapman & Hall book discusses several major advances in MOOCs. This breathtaking new book also studies open education and online education issues. For more information visit this educational technology website.