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MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. (2015).
Edited by Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, Thomas H. Reynolds.

MOOCs and Open Education is a book that addresses issues having to do with open educational resources (OERs) and massively open online courses (MOOC). Brand new changes in distance learning technology are making it possible for people in nations all around the world to participate in online classes. Massively open online courses are normally free but do not consistently lead to formal accreditation. There are a variety of issues that e-learning technology organizations are having to attend to now that distance learning technology is improving so rapidly. How can institutions assure that the teaching provided by these MOOC classes is satisfactory? How can participants make sure that lecturers are properly credentialed to teach online classes? What different business strategies are being used by organizations like Curtis Institute of Music to conduct these massively open online courses? What assessment strategies and teaching practices are in use today? How can educators deal with the issues of poor learner motivation and high student attrition? For more information please visit