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 is an informative and promising edited collection relevant to massive open online courses and open educational resources (OERs). Online learning has quickly advanced in terms of interactivity and the opportunity to reach participants in nations all around the world since the emergence of the Internet. The life-changing technological impact of the World Wide Web offers potent kinds of communication and interaction which are essential for digital learning technology. There are scarcely any trends in online learning over the past half-century that can match the sudden arrival of these MOOC classes. It is now impossible to cover these MOOCs with one definition because there are many different categories of MOOC classes. Some MOOC courses are based on recorded video workshops plus facilitated interaction or discussion forums. Some MOOCs are a supply-side effort to respond to increases in the demand for teaching and learning and elearning. These massive open online courses are unmistakably a meaningful change agent influencing blended learning technology today.
MOOCs and Open Education Around the World discusses the basis for understanding the unprecedented educational opportunities available to individual corporate trainers academics, universities, and societies. This Routledge Chapman & Hall edited collection analyzes numerous significant advancements in massive open online courses (MOOCs). This fascinating new book also explores open educational resources (OERs) and online education issues. This book includes Forward #2. This book includes Chapter #3 by Kumiko Aoki. The second part of this book includes Chapter #5 by Carina Bossu, David Bull and Mark Brown which is titled “Enabling Open Education: A Feasibility Protocol for Australian Higher Education”. The third part of this book includes Chapter #9 by Jeff Haywood, Amy Woodgate, and David Dewhurst. This book includes Chapter #11 which is titled “Quality Assurance for Open Educational Resources: What’s the Difference?”. For more information about this Routledge Chapman & Hall edited collection see this open education website.