Today I've seen this tag:

Which seems very narrow scoped. I think it should go.

  • Narrow-scoped is not necessarily a problem with a tag. If people would naturally say “I'm looking for a mooc”, then it's fine as a tag name. What this tag needs is a definition, and possibly a better (unabbreviated) name: what the hell is a mooc? Commented Mar 15, 2014 at 21:47
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    As the tag wiki says its an online course format. I wouldn't keep "online course" as a tag on this site either as it is on specific form of video stream. The name is about content not format. "Video Streaming Service" if sufficiently used could be a tag. But mooc?. I collect my thoughts and post an answer to it containing the reasons I think it should go together with comparison to other tags. Commented Mar 15, 2014 at 22:29

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I would agree that should go but that is more due to the fact that a MOOC is a service as opposed a piece of software.

Perhaps eliminate and add a or file it under

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