MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Published by 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 an authoritative and promising new book related to massively open online courses and open education resources (OERs). Learning technology has swiftly expanded in terms of interactivity and the capability to reach learners all around the world since the emergence of the Internet. The transformational technological influence of the information superhighway provides kinds of communication and interaction which are essential for elearning technology. There are hardly any trends in elearning 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 MOOC courses. Some MOOCs are based on recorded video seminars plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massively open online courses are in response to recent increases in the demand for erudition and distance learning. These MOOC courses are plainly becoming a powerful catalyst for innovations in online education technology.
MOOCs and Open Education considers the potential of electronic educational technology to provide access to new opportunities. This 2015 Routledge book deals with many far-reaching trends in massively open online courses. This engaging new book also researches educational resources and online education issues. This book includes Forward #1. This book includes Chapter #3 by Kumiko Aoki which is titled “MOOCs and Open Education in Japan: A Case of the Open University of Japan”. 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 please see this books about open education website.