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Does This MOOC Make my Class Look Big – Part 4


Part 4 – MOOC RESOURCE SITES ON THE WEB

A new article or site on MOOCs seems to appear almost by the hour so sifting through all the information to find articles worth reading is sometimes a challenge. I recommend the following resources and information sites.

Educause, Massive Open Online Course: http://www.educause.edu/library/massive-open-online-course-mooc#jqtab-0

List of currently available MOOCs from Class Central:

http://www.class-central.com/

Interesting Debate about MOOCs (pro and con). Recommend reading the articles in order:

  • Shirky, C. (2012). Napster, Udacity, and the Academy. Retrieved from

http://www.shirky.com/weblog/2012/11/napster-udacity-and-the-academy/

  • Brady, A. (2013). Questioning Clay Shirky. Retrieved from

http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2012/12/06/essay-critiques-ideas-clay-shirky-and-others-advocating-higher-ed-disruption

  • Bustillos, Maria (2013). Venture capital’s massive terrible idea for the future of college.  Retrieved from

http://www.theawl.com/2013/01/venture-capitals-massive-terrible-idea-for-the-future-of-college

  • Shirky, C. (2013). Your massively open offline college is broken.

http://www.theawl.com/2013/02/how-to-save-college

Bednar, N. (2013). Moocs and community college distance education. Paper prepared for delivery at the 2013 American Political Science Association Teaching and Learning Conference. Electronic copy available: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2207216

Carey, K. (2012). Into the future with MOOC’s. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from http://chronicle.com/article/Into-the-Future-With-MOOCs/134080/

Carr, N. (2012). The crisis in higher education. MIT Technology Review. Retrieved from http://www.technologyreview.com/featuredstory/429376/the-crisis-in-higher-education/

Caulfield, M. (2013). Creating the education death star. Retrieved from http://mikecaulfield.com/2013/05/09/creating-the-education-death-star/

Delbanco, A. (2013). MOOCS of hazard. New Republic. Retrieved from http://www.newrepublic.com/article/112731/moocs-will-online-education-ruin-university-experience#

Jenkins, R. (2013). What about community colleges? The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from http://chronicle.com/article/What-About-Community-Colleges-/136671/

Kolowich, S. (2013). Why some colleges are saying no to MOOC deals, as least for now. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from http://chronicle.com/article/Why-Some-Colleges-Are-Saying/138863/

Massive Open Online Course, Wikipedia, 2013: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massive_open_online_course

Martin, F. (2012). Will massive open online courses change how we teach? Communications of the ACM, Vol 55, No. 8, August 2012. Retrieved from http://cacm.acm.org/magazines/2012/8/153817-will-massive-open-online-courses-change-how-we-teach/fulltext

Pappano, L. (2012). The year of the MOOC. The New York Times. 2013, Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/04/education/edlife/massive-open-online-courses-are-multiplying-at-a-rapid-pace.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

Rodriguez, C. (2012). MOOCs and the AI-Stanford like Courses: Two successful and distinct course formats for massive open online courses. European Journal of Open, Distance and E-learning. Retrieved from http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/search/detailmini.jsp?_nfpb=true&_&ERICExtSearch_SearchValue_0=EJ982976&ERICExtSearch_SearchType_0=no&accno=EJ982976

Waldrop, M. (2013). Online learning: Campus 2.0. Nature. Retrieved from http://www.nature.com/news/online-learning-campus-2-0-1.12590

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