[Listed in alphabetical order]

1. Atomic Learning http://blogs.atomiclearning.com/highed/

Atomic Learning provides training solutions to educators worldwide. Its higher education blog encapsulates the most prevalent issues in higher education with a focus on online learning, data and instructional design.

2. Degree of Freedom http://degreeoffreedom.org/

Like many higher-ed blogs, Degree of Freedom takes a close look at the effectiveness of MOOCs. However, rather than writing about MOOC research, blogger Jonathan Haber actually sought to see if he could complete four years’ worth of college education in one year taking only MOOCs on platforms like edX and Coursera. His experiment proved useful, finishing his ‘senior year’ of taking MOOCs in less than 12 months. Haber’s story has received attention from many media outlets.

3. Edcetera http://edcetera.rafter.com/

This site caters specifically to education technology. Sponsored by Rafter, Edcetera relies on trending news in technology. Edtech Magazine recognized it as a must-read higher education blog in 2013.

4. EDUKWEST http://www.edukwest.com/

EDUKWEST was founded by blogger Kirsten Winkler to share savvy educators’ ideas with the public. It has covered issues like technology startups and online learning platforms worldwide. It has daily posts from contributors, and is the go-to for those curious in ed-tech startups.

5. eLearning Infographics http://elearninginfographics.com/

Ranked first on eLearning Feeds’ list of top online learning blogs, eLearning Infographics centers on different methods of online learning and how to integrate them into modern pedagogies. It appeals to a visual aesthetic, as its method of publication is mainly infographics.

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