MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge 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 a book which reviews topics relating to massive open online courses (MOOCs) and open education resources (OER).
Massively open online courses and similar initiatives with open education are allowing millions of self-directed online learners in all parts of the world to learn from well-known mentors.
These online MOOC courses are generally free for participants but do not always lead to formal accreditation.
It is a challenge to incentivize thousands of participants in online environments.
The open educational resources movement was the inspiration for the first massively open online courses.
As digital learning becomes more procurable there is an advancing demand to understand how these MOOC courses are being conducted.
How can stakeholders assure that the quality of instruction provided by these massively open online courses is passable?
What teaching practices and experimental evaluation strategies are being used successfully today?
The latest advancements in online education technology have enabled students in every nation on earth to participate in classes online.
Students and dozens of other stakeholders desire to be aware of the outcomes of these educative new open education resources (OER) experiments.
Interaction, feedback and online support are the most important things that help people succeed in MOOC courses.
This open education resources (OER) book explores life-changing stories that might inspire others to try experiencing MOOCs and open education.
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