May 28, 2022

Reference: A New 130 Page Literature Review: “The Maturing of the MOOC”

If you have an interest in MOOCs and other forms of online distance learning this new 123 page literature review from the UK Government (Dept. of Business and Innovation Skills) is a document you’ll want to know about, bookmark, share and perhaps add to a local collection.

The bibliography contains over 100 citations and is global in terms of scope and sources.

The report also contains:

  • A MOOC Cribsheet (aka an introduction to the topic)
  • MOOC History Timeline
  • A Page of Statistics

You can access the full text document here. We’ve also embedded a copy below.

Maturing of the Mooc

Hat Tip: Information Literacy Weblog 

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.