Recommended Readings: Demographics of MOOCs

Allen, I. Elaine, and Jeff Seaman. “Ten Years of Tracking Online Education in the United States.” Babson Survey Research Group, January 2013.

Balch, Tucker. “MOOC Student Demographics.” The Augmented Trader, January 27, 2013. http://augmentedtrader.wordpress.com/2013/01/27/mooc-student-demographics/.

Belanger, Yvonne. “Participation and Completion of MOOCs.” Center for Instructional Technology, Duke University, March 1, 2013. http://cit.duke.edu/blog/2013/03/participation-and-completion-of-moocs/.

Belanger, Yvonne, and Jessica Thornton. “Bioelectricity: A Quantitative Approach Duke University’s First MOOC” (2013). http://dukespace.lib.duke.edu/dspace/handle/10161/6216.

Carey, Kevin. “California Shifts the Ground Under Higher Education.” The Chronicle of Higher Education. The Conversation, March 13, 2013. http://chronicle.com/blogs/conversation/2013/03/13/california-shifts-the-ground-under-higher-education/?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en.

Edmundson, Mark. “Will MOOCs Open Elite Universities to Excessive Corporate Influence? (essay).” Inside Higher Ed, October 12, 2012. http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2012/10/12/will-moocs-open-elite-universities-excessive-corporate-influence-essay.

Gardner, Lee, and Jeffrey R. Young. “California’s Move Toward MOOCs Sends Shock Waves, but Key Questions Remain Unanswered.” The Chronicle of Higher Education, March 14, 2013, sec. Government. http://chronicle.com/article/A-Bold-Move-Toward-MOOCs-Sends/137903/?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en.

Hill, Phil. “Emerging Student Patterns in MOOCs: A Graphical View.” e-Literate, March 6, 2013. http://mfeldstein.com/emerging_student_patterns_in_moocs_graphical_view/.

———. “The Most Thorough Summary (to Date) of MOOC Completion Rates.” e-Literate, February 26, 2013. http://mfeldstein.com/the-most-thorough-summary-to-date-of-mooc-completion-rates/.

Jordan, Katy. “MOOC Completion Rates.” Accessed March 18, 2013. http://www.katyjordan.com/MOOCproject.html.

Kolowich, Steve. “Early Demographic Data Hints at What Type of Student Takes a MOOC.” Inside Higher Ed. Accessed March 6, 2013. http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/06/05/early-demographic-data-hints-what-type-student-takes-mooc.

———. “edX Explores Demographics of Most Persistent MOOC Students.” Inside Higher Ed, September 12, 2012. http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/09/12/edx-explores-demographics-most-persistent-mooc-students.

———. “SUNY Signals Major Push Toward MOOCs and Other New Educational Models.” The Chronicle of Higher Education. The Wired Campus, March 20, 2013. http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/suny-signals-major-push-toward-moocs-and-other-new-educational-models/43079?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en.

Leber, Jessical. “How MOOCs Could Meet the Challenge of Providing a Global Education.” MIT Technology Review, March 15, 2013. http://www.technologyreview.com/news/512256/in-the-developing-world-moocs-start-to-get-real/.

Olds, Kris. “On the Territorial Dimensions of MOOCs.” Inside Higher Ed, December 3, 2012. http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/globalhighered/territorial-dimensions-moocs.

Regalado, Antonio. “Massive Open Online Courses in the Developing World.” MIT Technology Review, November 12, 2012. http://www.technologyreview.com/news/506336/online-courses-put-pressure-on-universities-in-poorer-nations/.

Rivard, Ry. “California Academic Leaders Oppose Outsourcing Plan.” Inside Higher Ed, March 28, 2013. http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/03/28/california-academic-leaders-oppose-outsourcing-plan.

———. “Florida and New York Look to Centralize and Expand Online Education.” Inside Higher Ed, March 27, 2013. http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/03/27/florida-and-new-york-look-centralize-and-expand-online-education.

———. “Researchers Explore Who Is Taking MOOCs and Why so Many Drop Out.” Inside Higher Ed, March 8, 2013. http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/03/08/researchers-explore-who-taking-moocs-and-why-so-many-drop-out.

Severance, Charles. “Visualizing the Geographic Distribution of My Coursera Course,” September 30, 2012. http://www.dr-chuck.com/csev-blog/2012/09/geographic-distribution-of-my-coursera-course/.

Shirky, Clay. “How to Save College.” The Awl, February 7, 2013. http://www.theawl.com/2013/02/how-to-save-college.

“The Big Three MOOC Providers.” The New York Times, November 2, 2012, sec. Education / Education Life. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/04/education/edlife/the-big-three-mooc-providers.html.

Watters, Audrey. “Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2012: Data and Learning Analytics.” Inside Higher Ed, December 20, 2012. http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/hack-higher-education/top-ed-tech-trends-2012-data-and-learning-analytics.

———. “Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2012: MOOCs.” Inside Higher Ed, December 18, 2012. http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/hack-higher-education/top-ed-tech-trends-2012-moocs.

Young, Jeffrey R. “California State U. Will Experiment With Offering Credit for MOOCs.” The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 15, 2013, sec. Technology. http://chronicle.com/article/California-State-U-Will/136677/?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en.

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