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 is a cutting-edge and promising book having to do with massively open online courses (MOOC) and open educational resources (OERs). Online education has quickly grown in terms of interactivity and the ability to reach learners in every nation on earth since the emergence of the Internet. The life-changing technological influence of the World Wide Web offers potent types of communication and interaction which are essential for education. There are not too many trends in online learning over the past few decades that can match the sudden arrival of these MOOC courses. It has become impossible to cover MOOC classes with one definition because there are many different categories of massively open online courses. Some MOOC classes are based on video group discussions plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massive open online courses are a supply-side answer to recent increases in the demand for tutoring and online learning. These massively open online courses are undoubtedly becoming a significant catalyst for innovations in distance learning.
MOOCs and Open Education studies opportunities in online learning online learning services, virtual learning activities and digital learning materials which are growing rapidly. This Routledge edited collection explores dozens of meaningful trends in MOOC classes. This interesting book also considers open educational resources (OERs) and online education issues. The front matter of this book includes a preface by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi Miyoung Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, and Thomas H. Reynolds. The first part of this book includes Chapter #1 by David Wiley which is titled “The MOOC Misstep and the Open Education Infrastructure”. The second part of this book is about “Open Education Opportunities Now and On the Horizon” and includes Chapter #5. For more details about this Routledge Chapman & Hall edited collection please visit this open educational resources website.