MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge Chapman & Hall.
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 edited collection that deals with topics pertaining to massively open online courses and open educational resources (OERs).
MOOC courses are almost always free for learners but do not lead to formal accreditation.
It can be problematic to engage and inspire participants in online environments.
The open education resources movement was the inspiration for the first massively open online courses.
How can participants be assured that instructors are properly credentialed to teach courses online?
How can stakeholders make sure that the quality of training provided by these MOOC courses is passable?
How can teachers manage issues like low participant motivation and high participant attrition?
Modern developments in digital learning technology are making it possible for students all around the world to take part in courses via the Internet.
Students and several other stakeholders want to gain a better understanding of the outcomes of these impressive new open education undertakings.
Infrastructure, marketing, pedagogy, and assessment are some of the areas where questions about MOOCs and other forms of open education persist.
This book answers many questions about massively open online courses and other forms of open education resources.
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