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Investigating Learner Interactions via Ubiquitous Access

Inge De Waard
2012 International Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning  
The research is set up as a mixed methods study, combining two types of new educational learning/teaching formats to investigate a possible diversification in learner interaction.  ...  This short paper is an account of the first steps in a research into how does mobile accessibility impacts the learner interactions (social versus cognitive presence) of adult learners in an informal,  ...  The search for and the body of this research topic got shaped  ... 
dblp:conf/mlearn/Waard12 fatcat:4qtjnw5c3rf47plf4wm3dcedlu

Empirical study on the important function of mobile interactive model for MOOC

Xuefang Jiang, Jun Zhuo, HanChen Chen
2015 Global Journal of Computer Sciences Theory and Research  
<p>This paper was studied on the important function of mobile interactive model for the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) under Chinese context.  ...  The author conducted a questionnaire in Distance Education School of Zhejiang University from the perspective of the main online learning users.  ...  Most studies focus on evaluating the effectiveness of mobile learning, and designing mobile learning systems. In China, how to build up a mobile learning system is a main research direction.  ... 
doi:10.18844/gjcs.v5i1.29 fatcat:aqpoqpngtzdvnoopvkfs65vdjm

Drawing micro learning into MOOC: Using fragmented pieces of time to enable effective entire course learning experiences

Geng Sun, Tingru Cui, Jianming Yong, Jun Shen, Shiping Chen
2015 2015 IEEE 19th International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design (CSCWD)  
Based on our pilot study focusing on the development and operation of MOOC in Australia, we found MOOC is featured with mastery learning and blended learning, but it suffers from low completion rates.  ...  Based on our pilot study focusing on the development and operation of MOOC in Australia, we found MOOC is featured with mastery learning and blended learning, but it suffers from low completion rates.  ...  Hence, micro learning booms with the wide use of mobile devices, and it becomes a major learning means in mobile environment.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cscwd.2015.7230977 dblp:conf/cscwd/SunCYSC15 fatcat:hxf3ez2tljhjvhodyvhtluavh4

Exploring MOOC User Behaviors Beyond Platforms

Dilrukshi Gamage, Indika Perera, Shantha Fernando
2020 International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)  
MOOC user behavior is generally studied using the data collected within platform interactions in the learning system or via outside social media platforms.  ...  We study MOOC student behaviors outside the platform using ethnographic methods, mainly focusing on diary study and interviews.  ...  One other major finding was that user experience difficulties in compatibility of the devices, such as the content is not mobile friendly or the interactions need in MOOC is not usable on a mobile device  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijet.v15i08.12493 fatcat:j77ie4lx4vhijcoyihdo4nyvsi

MLaaS: A Cloud-Based System for Delivering Adaptive Micro Learning in Mobile MOOC Learning

Geng Sun, Tingru Cui, Jianming Yong, Jun Shen, Shiping Chen
2018 IEEE Transactions on Services Computing  
Hence, micro learning booms with the wide use of mobile devices, and it becomes a major learning means in mobile environment.  ...  It does not increase the difficulty of operation on mobile devices. Learning Styles Individuals differ in how they learn.  ...  Geng Sun is a PhD candidate in the School of Computing and Information Technology, University of Wollongong, Australia.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tsc.2015.2473854 fatcat:dbqgpcmvz5cy7hlxyx6d6spps4

MLaaS: A Cloud System for Mobile Micro Learning in MOOC

Geng Sun, Tingru Cui, Shiping Chen, William Guo, Jun Shen
2015 2015 IEEE International Conference on Mobile Services  
Hence, micro learning booms with the wide use of mobile devices, and it becomes a major learning means in mobile environment.  ...  Although educational professionals have strived extraordinarily on exploring the MOOC format as a regular pedagogical approach for mobile learning (m-learning) [4] , established studies show that MOOC  ... 
doi:10.1109/mobserv.2015.26 dblp:conf/mobserv/SunCCGS15 fatcat:ztdeuxug5raalolmvhc6gy6ysy

The Online Interface and Social Inclusion: A MOOC Study in Turkey

Serpil Meri-Yilan
2020 Journal of Interactive Media in Education  
They then completed a questionnaire about their views on the learning experience. Nine of the students also kept diaries reflecting on their learning through the MOOC.  ...  With this in mind, this paper focuses on the first element, exploring Turkish students' experiences of taking a MOOC and their perceptions of how the MOOC interface shaped their sense of social inclusion  ...  Acknowledgements I would like to express my gratitude to the editors, Professor Laura Czerniewicz and Dr Sarah Lambert, and an anonymous reviewer, all of whose suggestions have been very helpful in improving  ... 
doi:10.5334/jime.558 fatcat:hno5u7vluzdgllgjupnhexapuu

A Pragmatic Analysis of Mobile and MOOCs Based Learning Methods

Ms. Kirti Jain, Inderprastha Engineering College, Ghaziabad, Shelly Gupta, ABES Engineering College, Ghaziabad
2022 Journal of Engineering Education Transformations  
This paper makes an analysis of advantages and limitations of MOOCs based and mobile learning modes. This paper alsomaps the findings with a survey on 770 students of Delhi NCR region (India).  ...  As in this era of technology we all see the future of education in MOOCs and Mobile based learning, hence the major findings of this work is to identify the gap in these modes based learning methodology  ...  A study is made on "prior skills and goals" of students registering for the course -"Mapping with Google" in MOOCs.  ... 
doi:10.16920/jeet/2022/v35i4/22100 fatcat:5jirvvv73nh3vbgee6qgi5spgq

Decrypting the Learners' Retention Factors in Massive Open Online Courses

Harsh Vardhan Pant, Manoj Chandra Lohani, Jeetendra Pande
2022 Journal of Learning for Development  
The findings show that MOOC usage intention is influenced by a willingness to credit mobility, the allure of the latest trendy course, content localisation and perceived effectiveness.  ...  Despite their popularity, previous research has revealed a low course completion rate and a scarcity of research on the factors that influences learners' retention in MOOCs.  ...  Methods A mixed method approach with both qualitative and quantitative methods was adopted for the study.  ... 
doi:10.56059/jl4d.v9i1.570 fatcat:bfctpjzoxbaklnawmqq4ziql4m

Towards Bringing Adaptive Micro Learning into MOOC Courses

Geng Sun, Tingru Cui, Kuan-Ching Li, Dongming Xu, Shiping Chen, Jun Shen, William Guo
2015 2015 IEEE 15th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies  
In this paper we illustrate a proposal with regard to providing learners adaptive micro learning experiences, which can be fulfilled within fragmented time pieces.  ...  Abstract-In this paper we illustrate a proposal with regard to providing learners adaptive micro learning experiences, which can be fulfilled within fragmented time pieces.  ...  With mobile devices, quite often learners accomplish learning missions in a short time period.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icalt.2015.26 dblp:conf/icalt/SunCLXCSG15 fatcat:25nm3abbyjbsda4l6wu4ettpim

Gamification in MOOCs: A review of the state of the art

Mohammad Khalil, Jacqueline Wong, Bjorn de Koning, Martin Ebner, Fred Paas
2018 2018 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON)  
The results of the literature study indicate that research on gamification in MOOCs is in its early stages.  ...  It is concluded that there is a need for further studies using educational theories to account for the effects of employing gamification in MOOCs.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This research is supported by the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Center for Education and Learning  ... 
doi:10.1109/educon.2018.8363430 dblp:conf/educon/KhalilWKEP18 fatcat:ndg6ltqnnvd5hnfxmrf63geoei

Micro Learning Adaptation in MOOC: A Software as a Service and a Personalized Learner Model [chapter]

Geng Sun, Tingru Cui, William Guo, Ghassan Beydoun, Dongming Xu, Jun Shen
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
A learner model with regards to internal and external factors is also proposed for personalization in micro MOOC learning context.  ...  A learner model with regards to internal and external factors is also proposed for personalization in micro MOOC learning context. Abstract.  ...  Hence, micro learning booms with the wide use of mobile devices, and it becomes a major learning means in mobile environment.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-25515-6_16 fatcat:pf37iwkkhzfd7ddb3mv46lkmqi

A Framework of MLaaS for Facilitating Adaptive Micro Learning through Open Education Resources in Mobile Environment

Geng Sun, Tingru Cui, William Guo, Shiping Chen, Jun Shen
2017 International Journal of Web Services Research  
Micro learning becomes popular in online open learning and it is effective and helpful for learning in mobile environment.  ...  Working principle of a key step, namely the computational decision-making of micro OER adaptation, is also introduced. 2 BACKGROUND Nature of OERs and MOOC delivery in Mobile Environment OL performs quite  ...  Besides common features that play roles in enhancing learning experience and outcomes, we also take into account the potentially positive and negative effects that caused by the highly-mobile situation  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijwsr.2017100103 fatcat:icdfq4ntxjcqxc74qm6bqmhtfy

MOOC as Remote ESP Learning Tool at University in Quarantine: Focus on Students' Attitudes

Iryna Lytovchenko, National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute", Hanna Voronina, National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute"
2020 Revista Romaneasca pentru Educatie Multidimensionala  
focus on students' attitudes to studying them in quarantine so that necessary adaptations and changes could be made to enhance the learning process.  ...  With this in mind we aim to share our experience of using MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) as remote learning tool for teaching English for Specific Purposes (ESP) at university and make a particular  ...  They studied ESP during COVID-19 quarantine in Ukraine with the use of MOOCs on two platforms -edX and Prometheus.  ... 
doi:10.18662/rrem/12.2sup1/291 fatcat:piut7ukmt5cshpvpjljmvx3psu

Blended learning, e-learning and mobile learning in mathematics education

Marcelo C. Borba, Petek Askar, Johann Engelbrecht, George Gadanidis, Salvador Llinares, Mario Sánchez Aguilar
2016 ZDM: Mathematics Education  
We identify five sub-areas of research, important trends of development, and illustrate them using case studies: mobile technologies, massive open online courses (MOOCs), digital libraries and designing  ...  In this literature survey we focus on identifying recent advances in research on digital technology in the field of mathematics education.  ...  (a) Studies on the potential of mobile devices for teaching and learning mathematics Several studies have focused on exploiting the capabilities of mobile technologies, like portability, mobility, and  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11858-016-0798-4 fatcat:fo3q744ojfffrpfg47j7fg4sni
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