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Massive Online Open Courses  - resources relating the the design, pedagogy, and blended learning aspects of MOOCs in particular.  
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Online Classes Appeal More to the Affluent

Online Classes Appeal More to the Affluent | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Residents of poor neighborhoods are less likely than those in wealthier ones to enroll in free online courses, a study finds.
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Interesting study from Harvard Graduate that the more affluent students are taking moocs (or online programmes) 

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The corridor of uncertainty: Drowning in freedom

The corridor of uncertainty: Drowning in freedom | MOOCs | Scoop.it
RT “@alacre: Drowning in freedom. Supporting new learners in MOOCs. http://t.co/w4QZR0y0w7 #mooc”
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Link here to 'In Connectivism no-one hears you scream'.  Great article to add to the mix

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MOOCs – Changing the Face of E-Learning - Open Creative Communications

MOOCs – Changing the Face of E-Learning - Open Creative Communications | MOOCs | Scoop.it
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Comments on nhow MOOCs will change HE including classrooms of the future.  Short piece.

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Daphne Koller: “MOOCs can be a Significant Factor in Opening Doors to Opportunity” (EdSurge News)

Daphne Koller: “MOOCs can be a Significant Factor in Opening Doors to Opportunity” (EdSurge News) | MOOCs | Scoop.it
2013 has been a year of incredible growth for MOOCs, and Coursera has evolved more rapidly than we could ever have expected.
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Rebuttal from Koller re the low retention, democratisation etc.  good links to other sources and more from Koller (including longer version and video)

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Pushing MOOCs the Last Mile (SSIR)

Pushing MOOCs the Last Mile (SSIR) | MOOCs | Scoop.it

Online education is already changing the way people learn all over the world, but is it reaching the populations that can benefit most?

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outreach of MOOCs

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A MOOC is not a Thing: Emergence, Disruption, and Higher Education | Open Education | HYBRID PEDAGOGY

A MOOC is not a Thing: Emergence, Disruption, and Higher Education | Open Education | HYBRID PEDAGOGY | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Hybrid Pedagogy is an academic and networked journal of teaching and technology that combines the strands of critical and digital pedagogy to arrive at the best social and civil uses of technology and digital media in education.
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Rather over zealously strung with links referring to many articles relating to MOOCs.  Need to find a quiet space and lots of time to get your head around this one.  Mainly refers to cMOOC 

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