MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge Chapman & Hall.
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 interesting and promising edited collection related to massively open online courses (MOOCs) and open education resources (OER). Online education has quickly expanded in terms of interactivity and the ability to reach students in nations all over the world since the emergence of the Internet. The transformational technological impact of the World Wide Web makes possible powerful types of communication and interaction which are essential for digital education technology. There are scarcely any trends in digital learning technology over the past few decades that can match the sudden arrival of these massively open online courses. It is no longer possible to cover MOOCs with one definition because there are many different categories of massively open online courses. Some MOOC classes are based on recorded video seminars plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massively open online courses are an effort to meet increases in the demand for indoctrination and distance learning. These MOOC classes are decidedly becoming a powerful catalyst for innovations in elearning. MOOCs and Open Education Around the World studies the current state of elearning and open educational resources in general. This book researches quite a few crucial advances in MOOCs. This authoritative new book also deals with open education resources and online education issues. For more information please see this distance education website.