MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge Published: July 1, 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 addresses subjects relevant to massive open online courses (MOOCs) and open education resources (OER).
Massively open online courses and similar endeavours with open education are allowing millions of self-directed online learners in every nation on earth to learn from well-known educational scholars.
These online MOOCs are commonly free for students but do not always lead to formal accreditation.
MOOCs are open because they encourage open access via the Internet for all learners.
The open educational resources movement was the inspiration for the first massive open online courses.
MOOC classes are a form of online education.
As online learning technology becomes more procurable there is a growing need to be aware of how these MOOC classes are being conducted.
How can institutions deal with the problems of low participant motivation and high participant dropout rates?
What assessment strategies and experimental teaching practices are being used today?
What business models are being used by institutions like Somaliland to conduct MOOC classes?
Brand new developments in digital elearning technology have enabled students in all parts of the world to participate in classes via the Internet.
Entrepreneurs and would like to better understand how massively open online courses can be enhanced.
The aim of these massively open online courses is to provide schooling to more people all around the world.
This dramatic new MOOC classes book articulates practical strategies which can be easily incorporated into face-to-face, blended, and online classes.
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