MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge 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 book that addresses issues related to massive open online courses and open education resources.
Massive open online courses (MOOC) and similar ventures with open education are allowing millions of self-directed online learners in all parts of the world to learn from well-known academics.
These MOOCs are normally free but do not always lead to formal accreditation.
It is problematic to motivate and inspire learners in online environments.
This massively open online courses book discusses the best practices in online education technology based on decades of research.
How can educators get a handle on poor student motivation and high attrition?
What original assessment strategies and teaching practices are being used successfully?
This massively open online courses book also deals with methods for making lectures more interesting and getting students more engaged in learning.
New developments in blended learning have enabled learners in all parts of the world to participate in classes online.
There are a lot of issues that distance learning technology organizations are having to consider today because online learning technology is growing so fast.
Lecturers and a lot of other stakeholders want to grasp these engaging new open education resources (OERs) endeavours.
This scholarly new massive open online courses book addresses efficient strategies which can be easily incorporated into face-to-face, blended, and online classes.
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