MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. 2015 Routledge.
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds.
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MOOCs and Open Education is a compelling and promising new edited collection pertaining to massively open online courses (MOOCs) and open educational resources (OERs). distance learning technology has swiftly developed in terms of interactivity and the capacity to reach people in nations all around the world since the emergence of the Internet. The life-changing technological impact of the information superhighway makes available potent types of communication and interaction which are essential for digital education technology. There are not too many trends in electronic education technology over the past few decades that can match the sudden arrival of MOOC courses. We can no longer cover these massively open online courses with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOC courses. Some MOOC classes are based on video conversations plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some MOOC courses are a supply-side response to recent increases in the demand for schooling and learning. These massive online courses are certainly a relevant change agent influencing online education technology today. MOOCs and Open Education Around the World addresses the current state of electronic educational technology and open education resources (OERs) in general. This Routledge Chapman & Hall edited collection researches dozens of extraordinary evolvements in massively online courses (MOOC). This authoritative new book also studies open education resources (OER) and online education subjects. To find out more see this learning theory (education) website.