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 unless you have a Chronicle account. 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
Online Educational Delivery Models: A Descriptive View

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 2013:
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
All You Can Eat Education” – Infographic
Why I Teach With Canvas – Video By David Wiley, Ph.D., BrighmanYoung University

March 2013:

July 2013:
American MOOC Providers Face International Competition
A University’s Offer of Credit for a MOOC Gets No Takers
MOOCs and the Arts: A Plea for Slow Education
MOOCs and Economic Reality
Coursera Snags $43-Million in Venture Capital
San Jose State U. Puts MOOC Project with Udacity on Hold
All the lonely MOOCers. Where do they all come from?

August 2013:
The Feminist Anti-MOOC
Sabato’s Kennedy MOOC Has a Companion Book and a TV Special
Obama’s Plan Aims to Lower Cost of College

September 2013:
Influx of Students From China Puts University to Unexpected Test
Google and edX Create a MOOC Site for the Rest of Us
A Catholic Case Against MOOCs
MIT Will Offer MOOC Curricula, Not Just Single Courses, on edX
” ‘Farm to Brain’: Locavore Education vs. MOOC ”
Merlot: JOLT” Vol. 9, No. 2

October 2013:
Beyond the Hype, Schools Chart a MOOC-Tinted Future
An Early Report Card on Massive Open Online Courses
Educause Online Review
Rebranding: ‘MOOC’ to ‘CaS’
Higher Education in the Connected Age – 2013 Inforgraphic

November 2013:
With Open Platform, Stanford Seeks to Reclaim MOOC Brand
A Compendium of MOOC Perspectives, Research and Resources
MOOCs Are Largely Reaching Privileged Learners, Survey Finds
AAC&U: Massive Open Online Courses, Vol. 99, No. 4
MOOCs Move Beyond the Perfect Media Narrative