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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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Stanford startup NovoEd brings collaborative learning to MOOCs

Stanford startup NovoEd brings collaborative learning to MOOCs | MOOCs | Scoop.it
The startup seeks to meet student needs for group learning, leadership and critical thinking skills in the burgeoning online learning space
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NovoEd - claims that completion rates are up 

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High-Costs-of-Free-Online-Education.pdf&PubID=5082?goback=.gde_4627775_member_226856188

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Living with MOOCs: Surviving the Long Open Learning Winter

Living with MOOCs: Surviving the Long Open Learning Winter | MOOCs | Scoop.it
One of the positive benefits of MOOCs is that a lot of faculty and administration are exploring educational innovations with technology.  When teachers explore how to facilitate learning, improved ...
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Faculty concerns over MOOCs line up with national survey

Faculty concerns over MOOCs line up with national survey | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Faculty members’ concerns about the instructor-student support system and assessment mechanisms for the new massive open online courses program [...]
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WEINBERG: Making the Most of MOOCs | The Cornell Daily Sun

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Cornell and MOOCs

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20 Things the Matter with MOOCs

20 Things the Matter with MOOCs | MOOCs | Scoop.it
20 Things the Matter with MOOCs 1. MOOCs are the bastard children of 1980s cyber-utopianism and post-1945 economic neoliberalism. 2. MOOCs are a 21st century manifestation of cyberspace’s revolutio...
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CA online education bill could allow credit for MOOCs - Silicon Valley Business Journal

CA online education bill could allow credit for MOOCs - Silicon Valley Business Journal | MOOCs | Scoop.it
So you took a free online coding class on Coursera, but now what?
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Credit for MOOCs in California

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U.K. MOOCs Alliance, Futurelearn, Adds British Council To Its Free Higher Education Roster | TechCrunch

U.K. MOOCs Alliance, Futurelearn, Adds British Council To Its Free Higher Education Roster | TechCrunch | MOOCs | Scoop.it
See on Scoop.it - Calling All Lecturers The U.K. MOOCs alliance, Futurelearn, which was announced last December and will be offering its first free courses "from mid-2013" with the aim of creating ...
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What are MOOCs? History, pedgagoy, myths and media, University of Newcastle, 15.3.13

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hangingtogether.org » Blog Archive » MOOCs and Libraries: Introduction

hangingtogether.org » Blog Archive » MOOCs and Libraries: Introduction | MOOCs | Scoop.it
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Really nice blog post with many good links to video resources,

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Stanford faculty members share their online education experiences

A new series of videos on the Stanford Online website features Stanford faculty sharing their experiences developing online coursework for both on-campus and off-campus students – and their thoughts on where online learning may be headed.
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Free Online Courses for College Credit Toward A Degree | MOOC2Degree.com

MOOC2Degree from Academic Partnerships gives you the opportunity to try online learning for free. Earn college credit toward your degree by taking free, open online courses.
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Inside Higher Ed: Coursera's Contractual Elitism

Inside Higher Ed: Coursera's Contractual Elitism | MOOCs | Scoop.it
By Ry Rivard, for Inside Higher Ed
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Note that Koller says 'instutions need a lot of hand holding' and they don't have the staff to admit many more institutions. 

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Coursera commits to admitting only elite universities | Inside Higher Ed

Coursera commits to admitting only elite universities | Inside Higher Ed | MOOCs | Scoop.it
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Emerging Student Patterns in MOOCs: A (Revised) Graphical View -

Emerging Student Patterns in MOOCs: A (Revised) Graphical View - | MOOCs | Scoop.it
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short article with graphic about 'types' of MOOC learners

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Massive Open Online Courses, aka MOOCs, Transform Higher Education and Science: Scientific American

Massive Open Online Courses, aka MOOCs, Transform Higher Education and Science: Scientific American | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Science, engineering and technology courses have been in the vanguard of the massive open online course movement. These classes also are providing fodder for scientific research on learning
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STEM 

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An avalanche is coming: Higher education and the revolution ahead > Publication :: IPPR

An avalanche is coming: Higher education and the revolution ahead > Publication :: IPPR | MOOCs | Scoop.it
'Our belief is that deep, radical and urgent transformation is required in higher education as much as it is in school systems.
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Think this is important and asks lots of questions about the future of higher education.  worth reading.  There have been negative responses to this, not least those who feel threatened, I don't think its worth sharing those thinks but its important that there is a balanced view.  One thing to take away from this report though, is that the graduates that we produce need to be able to effectively contribute to modern society and those graduates who have enhanced their university degrees with entrepreneurial actvitities are those who will succeed and will enrich society. 

 

This was another response to the article: http://conorfryan.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/access-and-avalanche.html 

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Online students need more face-to-face time, not less

Online students need more face-to-face time, not less | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Higher education, we’re told, is rapidly heading towards huge transformation and technological disruption.Advocates of online education promise that advances in online learning technologies – by permitting…...
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U. of California faculty union says MOOCs undermine professors' intellectual property | Inside Higher Ed

U. of California faculty union says MOOCs undermine professors' intellectual property | Inside Higher Ed | MOOCs | Scoop.it
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Iversity wants to be the Coursera of Europe

Iversity wants to be the Coursera of Europe | MOOCs | Scoop.it
Berlin-based startup iversity plans on bringing the MOOC "revolution" to Europe. 
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