MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. 2015.
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds.
Learn more about this fine new book MOOCs and Open Education
MOOCs and Open Education Around the World is a book that examines issues relating to massively open online courses (MOOC) and open education resources (OER).
MOOCs are massive because there is no limit on the number of participating students.
It can be hard to inspire thousands of students in online environments.
Massively open online courses are a form of digital elearning technology.
This massively open online courses book articulates the best practices in technology-enhanced learning based on decades of research.
How can we handle issues like inadequate participant motivation and high participant attrition?
This MOOC courses book also deals with the motivational variables involved in self-directed learning experiences.
New advances in e-learning are providing the means for learners in all parts of the world to take online classes.
Scholars and need to gain more knowledge about how these massively open online courses can be improved.
Interaction, feedback and online support are the most important things that help learners succeed in MOOC courses.
Infrastructure, marketing, pedagogy, and assessment are some of the areas where questions about these MOOC courses and other kinds of open educational resources persist.
This open education resources book explores guidelines for others who hope to create highly engaging MOOC-based learning experiences.
To find out more see this MOOCs Book website.