The Year of the Mad Mad MOOCs

All of Higher Ed. has MOOCs on the mind. As such, I have posted a list of links to some of the more interesting articles over the last year for those curious to know more. As more articles come up, I’ll update the list!

Note: Some of the articles posted by the Chronicle of Higher Education may not be viewable. We do have hard copies of the Chronicle in the Library.

June 2012:
4 Professors Discuss Teaching Free Online Courses for Thousands of Students

September 2012:
Stanford U. Releases New Open-Source Online-Education Platform
In Colleges’ Rush to Try MOOC’s, Faculty Are Not Always in the Conversation

October 2012:
A Pioneer in Online Education Tries a MOOC

November 2012:
Welcome to Star Scholar U., Where a Personal Brand Is the Credential
American Council on Education May Recommend Some Coursera Offerings for College Credit
What Campus Leaders Need to Know About MOOCs
Massive Open Online Course” (Educause Library)
College of Future Could Be Come One, Come All
A People’s History of MOOCs

December 2012:
New Guides Aim to Become the Yelp for MOOC’s
MOOCs for Credit
Size Isn’t Everything: For academe’s future, think mash-ups not MOOC’s
New Platform Lets Professors Set Prices for Their Online Courses
Jump Off the Coursera Bandwagon
For Whom Is College Being Reinvented?
How Free Online Courses Are Changing the Traditional Liberal Arts Education
If We Profs Don’t Reform Higher Ed, We’ll Be Re-Formed (And We Won’t Like It)
FemTechNet: The first DOCC,* a Feminist MOOC

January 2013:
Improve Your Results with Google’s Advanced Power Searching MOOC
Here a MOOC, There a MOOC: But Will It Work for Freshman Composition?

February 2012:
The End Is Not Nigh for Colleges
Georgia Tech and Coursera Try to Recover From MOOC Stumble
The making of a MOOC at the University of Amsterdam
Value Evolution, Not Just Revolution, in Higher Ed
College Is Dead. Long Live College!
A MOOC is not a Thing: Emergence, Disruption, and Higher Education
Information Visualization MOOC
‘MOOC 2.0’ Offers Free, For-Credit Education On Demand; World Education University is the First and Only Free, Degree-Granting, Online College
The Higher-Education Lobby Comes to Madison
Of MOOCs and Mousetraps