MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Published: July 1, 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 informative and promising new edited collection related to massive open online courses and open education resources. distance learning technology has quickly developed in terms of interactivity and the ability to reach participants all around the world since the emergence of the Internet. The transformational technological influence of the information superhighway provides powerful forms of communication and interaction which are essential for digital learning. There are few trends in e-learning over the past half-century that can match the sudden arrival of these MOOC courses. It has become impossible to cover MOOCs with one definition because there are many different categories of massively open online courses. Some MOOCs are based on recorded video conversations plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massive open online courses are a supply-side effort to respond to global increases in the demand for teaching and learning and blended learning. MOOC courses are without question becoming a powerful catalyst for innovations in online learning technology.
MOOCs and Open Education Around the World researches the depth and nature of changes which include openness, faculty professional development, quality assurance, student success, and corporate learning. This 2015 book articulates a lot of remarkable advancements in massively open online courses. This interesting book also explores open education resources (OERs) and online education topics. This book includes Forward #2. This book includes Chapter #3. This book includes Chapter #5 which is titled “Enabling Open Education: A Feasibility Protocol for Australian Higher Education”. The third part of this book includes Chapter #7 by Markus Deimann, Alexander Lipka, and Theo Bastiaens which is titled “Strange Bedfellows?!: What can MOOCs learn from Distance Education?”. This book includes Chapter #11 by Sanjaya Mishra, and Asha Kanwar. To learn more about this Routledge edited collection visit this distance learning website.