MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. 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 is a edited collection which discusses topics relevant to massively open online courses (MOOC) and open educational resources (OERs).
There are numerous significant new online education technologies emerging each year that can be used for erudition.
These MOOC classes are normally free for students but do not always lead to formal accreditation.
It is hard to inspire and engage people in online environments.
The open education resources movement was the inspiration for the first MOOC courses.
MOOC classes are a form of distance learning.
How can teachers ensure that the quality of training provided by these massive open online courses is tolerable?
How can participants deal with low learner motivation and high attrition?
What business models are being used by organizations like Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to conduct MOOCs?
Recent advances in digital elearning technology are providing the means for humans in all parts of the world to be participants in courses via the Internet.
This impressive massively open online courses book explores feasible strategies which can be easily incorporated into face-to-face, blended, and online classes.
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