Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) Resources
For constantly updating sources about MOOCs, see these ScoopIt Sites.
Basic Information about MOOCs and their Founders
What You Need to Know About MOOCs (Regularly Updated)
A basic guide with information about MOOCs and an overview with links to the three main providers.
What We Are Learning From Online Education (August 2012)
TED Talk by Daphne Koller, co-founder of Coursera, discussing how MOOCs are delivering education to those who might not be able to access one around the world and what they have learned about learning from adaptive learning.
Democratizing Higher Education (October 2012)
Sebastian Thurn’s keynote address to the Sloan-C International Conference this year. He is a Stanford professor who is one of the founders of Udacity. His keynote created quite a stir, and commentary on the event (and further information on Udacity) can be found here.
MOOC Resource Page
An excellent compendium of MOOC resources.
A Chronology of Frequently Cited Sources on MOOCs
MOOC Pedagogy: The Challenges of Developing for Coursera (August 8, 2012)
MOOC Brigade: Will Massive Open Online Courses Revolutionize Higher Education? (September 4, 2012)
College May Never Be the Same (September 12, 2012)
MOOCs: What Role Do They Have in Higher Education (September 17, 2012)
MOOCs Will Never Replace Traditional Higher Ed (October 22, 2012)
Look Out Higher Ed: MOOCs Are Coming (October 26, 2012)
The Emergence of MOOCs: Part One (October 27, 2012)
MOOCs Move Into Credit Based Higher Education (October 29, 2012)
How MOOCs Raise Questions about the Definition of “Student” (October 29, 2012)
Did MOOC Just Make Landfall?: 10 Questions to Consider– (October 31, 2012)
Course Management Companies Challenge MOOC Providers (November 1, 2012)
The Year of the MOOC (November 2, 2012)
Establishment Opens Doors for MOOCS (November 14, 2012)
Assessing Campus MOOCs (November 14, 2012)
Gates, MOOCs, and Remediation (November 14, 2012)