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 a cutting-edge and promising edited collection pertaining to massively open online courses and open educational resources. Distance learning technology has swiftly expanded in terms of interactivity and the capacity to reach humans in every nation on earth since the emergence of the Internet. The transformative technological impact of the World Wide Web makes available types of communication and interaction which are essential for digital learning technology. There are not too many trends in elearning technology over the past half-century that can match the sudden arrival of massively open online courses. It is now impossible to cover MOOC classes with one definition because there are many different categories of massive open online courses. Some massively open online courses are based on prerecorded video workshops plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some MOOC classes are a supply-side effort to meet increases in the demand for e-learning and e-learning. MOOC classes are surely a significant change agent influencing distance learning technology today. MOOCs and Open Education Around the World talks about the depth and nature of changes which include openness, faculty professional development, quality assurance, student success, and corporate learning. This 2015 Routledge book examines several extraordinary gains in massive online courses (MOOC). This thought-provoking new book also explores open educational resources (OERs) and online education topics. To learn more please go to this e-learning theory website.