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Top MOOC experts to follow on Twitter

A simple search for massive open online courses (MOOCs) on Twitter will deliver a torrent of information, from headlines to insight to strong opinions on MOOCs, one of the most divisive issues in higher education.

Top MOOC experts to follow on Twitter

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Top MOOC experts include Sebastian Thrun.

A simple search for massive open online courses (MOOCs) on Twitter will deliver a torrent of information, from headlines to insight to strong opinions on MOOCs, one of the most divisive issues in higher education.

Perusing Twitter in search of MOOC news is a bit like drinking from a waterfall: overwhelming.

That’s why eCampus News staffers have assembled a list of educators, technologists, policy experts and campus officials on Twitter who provide the latest news and insight into MOOCs and how these courses are evolving and changing the higher-ed landscape.

Please feel free to suggest other MOOC experts that you follow on Twitter. eMail managing editor Denny Carter at dcarter@ecampusnews.com or on Twitter @eCampusNews.

Sebastian Thrun [2]: CEO Udacity, Research professor at Stanford, Google Fellow, member of National Academy of Engineering, serial entrepreneur.

Ray Schroeder [3]: University of Illinois Springfield Associate Vice Chancellor for Online Learning, Director Center for Online Learning Research and Service.

Audrey Water [4]: Education writer for hackeducation.com and author of “Teaching Machines.”

Dave Goldberg [5]: Transforming engineering education through coaching, training, change management and collaborative disruption .

WCET [6]: WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies

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Siva Vaidhyanathan [7]: Author of The Googlization of Everything (2011), The Anarchist in the Library (2004), and Copyrights and Copywrongs (2001).

edX [8]: A global community committed to bringing quality education to everyone across the globe through an innovative online platform – founded by Harvard and MIT.

Susan Bainbridge [9]: Author, mentor, researcher, obsessive thinker. Ed-tech,classroom tips, connectivism, MOOCs, eLearning, leadership, ICT, OER, social media.

Robert Schuwer [10]: Mathematics, IT, Interested in Open Educational Resources.

Hybrid Pedagogy [11]: A digital journal of learning, teaching, & technology. At the intersection of critical and digital pedagogy.