MOOCs and Open Education.
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds. Routledge.
As modern formal and informal forms of elearning proliferate, educators, researchers and countless others want to grasp how they can be improved.
How are educators implementing massive open online courses and other kinds of open educational resources? Recent developments in educational pedagogy and elearning technology and have expanded the opportunities for e-learning organizations. Elearning is becoming a dominant delivery method across organizations of various sectors. What are the business models that are proving successful? Many organizations are recognizing the potential of elearning to bring education closer to learners. Students face some barriers to online learning, including situational issues, organizational issues, and technical barriers. Educators are trying to grapple with topics that include official accreditation, quality measures, and innovative assessment strategies. Institutions are dealing with student attrition. What are the important controversies concerning MOOCs? What are the best assessment schemes for massive open online courses? What are the online interaction possibilities? What are delivery formats are being used in these massive open online courses? Many people want to develop a better understanding these new blended learning initiatives.
To meet this rapidly growing demand for information, MOOCs and Open Education explores massive online courses and other OERs around the world. This edited collection explains massive open courses and other OER topics. This book about MOOC classes documents the advantages and pitfalls that are posed by this rapidly changing age of technology-enabled teaching and learning.
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