Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, & Thomas H. Reynolds (2015). MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge.
MOOCs and Open Education is a edited collection that deals with issues regarding open educational resources (OERs) and massively open online courses (MOOC). Brand new improvements in blended learning technology are providing the means for students all over the world to take part in online courses. These massive online courses are usually free for students but do not always lead to formal accreditation. There are numerous issues that online education organizations are considering today because elearning technology is developing so fast. MOOCs support interactions between students and professors with user forums and other forms of online communities. How can organizations guarantee that the schooling provided by these MOOC courses is all right? How can students certify that teachers are properly credentialed and qualified for online teaching? What business models are being used by institutions like University of California, Santa Cruz to conduct these MOOC courses? What innovative assessment strategies and teaching practices are in use today? How can teachers handle low learner motivation and high attrition?
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