MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. 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 edifying and promising edited collection relevant to massive open online courses and open educational resources (OER). Digital learning has quickly developed in terms of interactivity and the capacity to reach learners in nations all over the world since the emergence of the Internet. The life-changing technological influence of the Internet provides types of communication and interaction which are essential for technology-enhanced learning. There are hardly any trends in elearning over the past half-century that can match the sudden arrival of these massive open online courses. It is now impossible to cover these MOOC courses with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOC classes. Some MOOC classes are based on video discussions plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some massively open online courses are a response to global increases in the demand for e-learning and education. MOOCs are noticeably a relevant change agent influencing digital learning today.
MOOCs and Open Education studies the basis for understanding the unprecedented educational opportunities available to individual professors academics, universities, and societies. This 2015 Routledge book talks about dozens of important evolvements in massively open online courses. This enlightening new book also articulates open educational resources (OER) and online education subjects. The front matter of this book includes Forward #2 by Fred Mulder. This book includes Chapter #3 which is titled “MOOCs and Open Education in Japan: A Case of the Open University of Japan”. The second part of this book includes Chapter #5 which is titled “Enabling Open Education: A Feasibility Protocol for Australian Higher Education”. This book includes Chapter #8 by Maggie Hartnett, Mark Brown, Amy Wilson which is titled “MOOCs Downunder: Insights from the Open2Study”. This book is about “Thoughts on the Quality of MOOCs and OER” and includes Chapter #10. To find out more about this Routledge Chapman & Hall book please see this books about education reform website.