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 an authoritative and promising edited collection relevant to massive open online courses (MOOC) and open education resources (OER). Education has quickly evolved in terms of interactivity and the capability to reach people all around the world since the emergence of the Internet. The transformational technological influence of the World Wide Web offers powerful kinds of communication and interaction which are essential for e-learning technology. There are hardly any trends in digital elearning technology over the past few decades that can match the sudden arrival of these massive open online courses. We can no longer cover massively open online courses with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOC courses. Some MOOC classes are based on prerecorded video workshops plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massive open online courses are a supply-side answer to recent increases in the demand for teaching and learning and online learning. These massively open online courses are a significant change agent influencing distance learning technology today.
MOOCs and Open Education studies the basis for understanding the unprecedented educational opportunities available to individual corporate trainers academics, universities, and societies. This book examines many remarkable historical trends in MOOC courses. This thought-provoking new book also analyzes open education resources (OERs) and online education issues. This book includes a preface by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi Miyoung Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, and Thomas H. Reynolds. This book is about “MOOCs and Open Education: Historical and Critical Reflections” and includes Chapter #1. This book includes Chapter #6. To learn more about this Routledge edited collection please visit this best books about education website.