Online Education

Visit for more information about MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Curtis J. Bonk (Editor), Mimi M. Lee (Editor), Thomas C. Reeves (Editor), Thomas H. Reynolds (Editor). Published by Routledge Chapman & Hall, 2015.

MOOCs and Open Education is a edited collection that analyzes subjects relating to massively open online courses (MOOCs) and open education resources (OER). As online learning becomes more commonplace there is a developing desire to understand how massively open online courses are being conducted. Public servants and many other participants want to understand these interesting new open educational experiments. Researchers want to understand how massively open online courses can be improved. To meet this developing need for details the authoritative new book MOOCs and Open Education Around the World offers a critical analysis of these massive open online courses and other open educational topics.

Modern historical trends in learning technology have provided the means for people in nations all around the world to participate in online classes. MOOC classes are typically free but do not always lead to formal accreditation. There are quite a few subjects that distance learning institutions have to consider in 2015 because online learning technology is advancing so quickly. How can teachers be assured that the schooling provided by these massively open online courses is acceptable? What strategies are being used by institutions like McHenry County College to conduct these MOOC courses? What teaching practices and evaluation strategies are optimal? How can organizations make sure that educators are properly credentialed to teach massive open online courses? How can participants handle issues like inadequate learner motivation and high learner attrition? This authoritative new book also explores the major opportunities associated with these online MOOCs and open education resources (OERS). For details see

Post time: 05-08-2017