MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. 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 an enlightening and promising new edited collection having to do with massively open online courses (MOOC) and open educational resources. Electronic education technology has swiftly evolved in terms of interactivity and the capacity to reach people in nations all over the world since the emergence of the Internet. The transformative technological influence of the World Wide Web provides types of communication and interaction which are essential for digital learning. There are few trends in digital elearning technology over the past half-century that can match the sudden arrival of MOOC classes. It is no longer possible to cover these massive open online courses with one definition because there are many different categories of massively open online courses. Some massively open online courses are based on prerecorded video group discussions plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massively open online courses are a supply-side response to dramatic increases in the demand for edification and digital learning. These massively open online courses are noticeably a meaningful change agent influencing e-learning today. MOOCs and Open Education Around the World articulates opportunities in learning technology online learning services, virtual learning activities and digital learning materials which are growing rapidly. This 2015 Routledge edited collection examines quite a few significant advances in massive open online courses (MOOCs). This impressive new book also investigates education resources and online education topics. To learn more please go to this open educational resources website.