MOOCs and Open Education Around the World.
Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, & Thomas H. Reynolds (Eds.), Routledge (2015).
MOOCs and Open Education Around the World explores implementations of MOOCs and open education resources. Ongoing developments in e-learning have pushed institutions and organizations to grapple with issues of accreditation, credentialing, quality standards, innovative assessment, and learner motivation and student attrition, among other areas of concern.
How are people in different regions of the world are implementing massive open online courses (MOOC) and other forms of open educational resources (OER)? Educators, researchers, politicians, and other stakeholders want to understand the outcomes of these new initiatives and how they can be improved. What are the delivery formats, interaction possibilities, assessment schemes, and different business models? What are the controversies or key issues that should be considered? This mooc book explains MOOCs and open education resources, shares key research findings, and provides practical suggestions and recommendations.
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