MOOCs and Open Education Around the World.
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 fascinating and promising new book related to massive open online courses (MOOC) and open educational resources (OERs). Online learning has quickly improved in terms of interactivity and the capability to reach students in nations all around the world since the emergence of the Internet. The transformational technological influence of the World Wide Web provides potent kinds of communication and interaction which are essential for elearning. There are not too many trends in digital learning technology over the past few decades that can match the sudden arrival of these MOOCs. It has become impossible to cover these MOOCs with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOCs. Some MOOCs are based on recorded video seminars plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some MOOC classes are in response to recent increases in the demand for training and learning. These massively open online courses are incontestably a powerful change agent influencing digital education technology today.
MOOCs and Open Education Around the World investigates the basis for understanding the unprecedented educational opportunities available to individual professors academics, universities, and societies. This 2015 Routledge book discusses numerous major developments in massive open online courses (MOOCs). This impressive book also describes open educational resources (OERs) and online education subjects. The front matter of this book includes Forward #1 which is titled “The Role of MOOCs in the Future of Education”. The first part of this book includes Chapter #2 by Karen Head which is titled “The Single Canon: MOOCs and Academic Colonization”. This book includes Chapter #5 by Carina Bossu, David Bull and Mark Brown which is titled “Enabling Open Education: A Feasibility Protocol for Australian Higher Education”. To find out more about this 2015 Routledge book visit this book about massive open online courses website.