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 Around the World is an interesting and promising new book relating to massively open online courses (MOOCs) and open educational resources. Electronic education technology has swiftly developed in terms of interactivity and the ability to reach students all over the world since the emergence of the Internet. The life-changing technological impact of the World Wide Web offers forms of communication and interaction which are essential for online education technology. There are not many trends in online learning over the past half-century that can match the sudden arrival of these MOOCs. It is now impossible to cover these massive open online courses with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOCs. Some MOOC classes are based on recorded video conversations plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some MOOCs are an effort to respond to increases in the demand for indoctrination and elearning. These massively open online courses are plainly becoming a powerful catalyst for innovations in electronic education technology.
MOOCs and Open Education Around the World considers the basis for understanding the unprecedented educational opportunities available to individual educational scholars academics, universities, and societies. This Routledge book researches several crucial gains in massive open online courses (MOOCs). This scholarly new book also deals with open education and online education subjects. The front matter of this book includes Forward #2 by Fred Mulder which is titled “Open(ing up) Education for All...Boosted by MOOCs”. This book is about “MOOCs and Open Education: Historical and Critical Reflections” and includes Chapter #3 by Kumiko Aoki. The second part of this book includes Chapter #4 by Gerard L. Hanley which is titled “MOOCs, MERLOT, and Open Educational Services”. For more details about this 2015 book see this e-learning theory website.