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 Around the World is a fine and promising new edited collection about massively open online courses (MOOC) and open educational resources (OER). Electronic education technology has swiftly evolved in terms of interactivity and the ability to reach students all over the world since the emergence of the Internet. The life-changing technological impact of the World Wide Web offers kinds of communication and interaction which are essential for elearning. There are scarcely any trends in digital e-learning technology over the past half-century that can match the sudden arrival of massively open online courses. It is no longer possible to cover MOOCs with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOCs. Some massive open online courses are based on video seminars plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some MOOCs are a response to dramatic increases in the demand for tutoring and learning. Massively open online courses are undoubtedly becoming a meaningful catalyst for innovations in digital learning. MOOCs and Open Education deals with the current state of digital e-learning technology and open education resources in general. This Routledge Chapman & Hall edited collection investigates dozens of notable improvements in massive open online courses. This edifying new book also analyzes open education resources (OERs) and online education subjects. For more details please go to this distance learning website.