MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge Chapman & Hall.
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds.
Find out more about this appealing new book MOOCs and Open Education
MOOCs and Open Education Around the World is a edited collection that deals with topics pertaining to massively open online courses and open education resources (OER).
MOOC classes and similar initiatives with open education resources (OER) are allowing millions of self-directed online learners all around the world to learn from well-known researchers.
These MOOC courses are typically free but do not always lead to formal accreditation.
It can be tricky to motivate thousands of humans in online environments.
Massively open online courses are a form of electronic educational technology.
How can we deal with the problems of low student motivation and high participant dropout rates?
What teaching practices and evaluation strategies are optimal?
New changes in e-learning technology have provided the means for humans all around the world to take courses online.
Interaction, feedback and online support are the most important things that help learners succeed in these MOOC classes.
Infrastructure, marketing, pedagogy, and assessment are some of the areas where questions about these massive open online courses and other forms of open education persist.
This enlightening new massively open online courses book describes practical strategies which can be easily incorporated into face-to-face, blended, and online classes.
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