MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge Chapman & Hall (2015).
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds.
Find out more about this illuminating new book MOOCs and Open Education
MOOCs and Open Education Around the World is a edited collection which articulates topics regarding massive open online courses and open education resources.
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) allow an unlimited number of learners in a single class.
The open education resources movement was the inspiration for the first MOOCs.
How can educators certify that the instruction provided by these MOOCs is passable?
How can teachers handle low student motivation and high dropout rates?
What original teaching practices and assessment strategies are in use today?
What different strategies are being used by organizations like the University of Houston System to conduct these MOOCs?
This MOOCs book also deals with active learning solutions that can help motivate students to engage in more productive learning experiences.
The latest improvements in blended learning enable students in nations all over the world to be participants in online courses.
Professors and dozens of other participants want to understand the outcomes of these interesting new open education resources initiatives.
Infrastructure, marketing, pedagogy, and assessment are some of the areas where questions about MOOC classes and other forms of open education resources (OER) persist.
This open educational resources book deals with guidelines for others who hope to create highly engaging MOOC-based learning experiences.
For more details see this MOOCs Book website.