Emerging Trends, Techniques, and Tools for Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Management

Emerging Trends, Techniques, and Tools for Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Management

Ricardo Queirós (Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal)
Projected Release Date: June, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 297
ISBN13: 9781522550112|ISBN10: 1522550119|EISBN13: 9781522550129|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5011-2

Description

In the digital age, online courses have progressed as popular modes of learning that provide interactive and collaborative learning in educational settings. The open education movement is enabled by the internet and combines the sharing of ideas, resources, and practices among all people in order to advance ideas and knowledge to a new generation of students. Massive open online courses (MOOC) provide a new way of learning for all levels of education.

Emerging Trends, Techniques, and Tools for Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Management is a critical scholarly resource that addresses the difficulties and challenges in MOOC design, implementation, management, and deployment. This comprehensive and timely publication aims to be an essential reference source, building on the available literature in the field of e-learning and online course management while providing for further research opportunities in this dynamic field. Featuring coverage on a wide variety of topics such as gamification in e-learning, plagiarism detection programs, and language online courses, this book is a valuable resource for instructional designers, IT professionals, software developers, academicians, and education professionals seeking current research on the impact of new methodologies and frameworks used in the lifecycle of open online courses.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Gamification in E-Learning
  • Identity Management
  • Interactive Content
  • Language Online Courses
  • Learner Motivation
  • Learning Styles
  • Open Source Software
  • Pedagogical Framework
  • Plagiarism Detection Programs

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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