MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. 2015 Routledge.
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds.
MOOCs and Open Education Around the World is a edited collection which talks about topics regarding open educational resources (OER) and massively open online courses. Brand new gains in electronic education technology are making it possible for people in every nation on earth to take part in classes online. MOOCs are normally free but do not always lead to formal accreditation. There are many subjects that distance learning organizations have to deal with now that blended learning technology is improving so quickly. How can institutions assure that the quality of schooling provided by these MOOCs is adequate? How can participants make sure that lecturers are properly credentialed to teach courses online? What different business strategies are being used by institutions like Somaliland to conduct these MOOC classes? What experimental teaching practices and evaluation strategies are in use today? How can institutions manage problems like poor student motivation and high student dropout rates?
As digital e-learning technology becomes more commonplace there is a developing necessity to understand how these massive open online courses are being conducted. Public servants and many other participants would like to understand these promising new open education ventures. Academics want to perceive how these MOOC classes can be enhanced. To meet this crescive need for knowledge the dramatic new book MOOCs and Open Education Around the World offers a critical analysis of these online MOOC courses and other open education topics. This intriguing new book also discusses the major controversies associated with these massive open online courses and open educational resources (OER).
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