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 significant and promising book pertaining to massively open online courses (MOOCs) and open education resources. Education has rapidly developed in terms of interactivity and the capacity to reach humans in nations all over the world since the emergence of the Internet. The transformative technological influence of the World Wide Web makes possible types of communication and interaction which are essential for technology-enhanced learning. There are not many trends in blended learning technology over the past few decades that can match the sudden arrival of these massively open online courses. We can no longer cover these MOOC courses with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOC courses. Some MOOC classes are based on recorded video group discussions plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massively open online courses are an answer to recent increases in the demand for schooling and elearning. Massively open online courses are becoming a significant catalyst for innovations in learning technology. MOOCs and Open Education Around the World explores the depth and nature of changes which include openness, faculty professional development, quality assurance, student success, and corporate learning. This Routledge Chapman & Hall book discusses several noteworthy changes in massive online courses (MOOC). This interesting new book also considers open education and online education topics. For more info go to this open educational book website.