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Massive open online courses, the MOOC revolution, edited by Paul Kim

Summary
"Are MOOCs a catalyst for reimagining education, a sign of the increased corporatization of the education sector, or merely a well-publicized but passing trend? Massive Open Online Courses shares insights from multiple stakeholders on what MOOCs are now and could eventually become, providing those in higher education as well as K-12, military, government, and corporate training with an authoritative source on a wide range of key issues surrounding MOOCs. MOOCs, or Massive Open Online Courses, are a disruptive technology currently forcing a serious reconceptualization of accreditation, assessment, motivation and retention, technology-based instruction, and the overall student experience. In this timely volume, Paul Kim brings together experts from higher education, business, law, learning analytics and other relevant areas to provide an evenhanded, research-based positioning of MOOCs within the existing educational technology landscape and a base for understanding whether they could reshape the future of education"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Introduction; 1 The Anatomy of MOOCs; 2 MOOC Pedagogy; 3 To MOOC or Not to MOOC? University Decision-Making and Agile Governance for Educational Innovation; 4 Enter the Anti-MOOCs: The Reinvention of Online Learning as a Form of Social Commentary; 5 Developing a Sustainable MOOC Business Model; 6 The Subject Matters: MOOCs and Relevancy; 7 NovoEd, a Social Learning Environment; 8 MOOCs, Copyright, and the Many Meanings of "Open"; 9 Educating Educators: Designing MOOCs for Professional Learning; Contributing Authors; Index
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (302 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780041573305

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