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Identification of Affective States in MOOCs

Napoliana Souza, Gabriela Perry
2018 International journal for innovation education and research  
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are a type of online coursewere students have little interaction, no instructor, and in some cases, no deadlines to finisch assignments.  ...  For this reason, a better understanding of student affection in MOOCs is importantant could have potential to open new perspectives for this type of course.  ...  Our research question was:How has the identification of affective states of students in contexts of MOOCs been performed?  ... 
doi:10.31686/ijier.vol6.iss12.1250 fatcat:xd7gcjviujc7nfum2vazcszgke

Exploring the Effect of Confusion in Discussion Forums of Massive Open Online Courses

Diyi Yang, Miaomiao Wen, Iris Howley, Robert Kraut, Carolyn Rose
2015 Proceedings of the Second (2015) ACM Conference on Learning @ Scale - L@S '15  
Thousands of students enroll in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to seek opportunities for learning and selfimprovement.  ...  We conclude with implications for design of interventions towards improving the retention of students in MOOCs.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT This research was funded in part from a grant from Google.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2724660.2724677 dblp:conf/lats/YangWHKR15 fatcat:gifayyasezdxxa27kjndlc2d7m

Learning Analytics in Massive Open Online Courses [article]

Mohammad Khalil
2018 arXiv   pre-print
Learning analytics and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are two of the most relevant emerging topics in this domain.  ...  The primary research of this dissertation focuses on the integration of learning analytics in MOOCs, and thereafter looks into examining students' behavior on one side and bridging MOOC issues on the other  ...  and that, finally, supports self-regulated learning.  ... 
arXiv:1802.09344v1 fatcat:w42m2vuoibezpig5wewuh6so2i

Self-regulated Learning in Massive Online Open Courses: A State-of-the-Art Review

Jhoni Ceron, Silvia Baldiris, Jairo Quintero, Rainer Rubira, Gloria Velez, Sabine Graf, Luis De La Fuente
2020 IEEE Access  
Self-regulated learning (SRL) is a cyclical process through which individuals plan their objectives, execute them and self-evaluate their own behavior so as to obtain their proposed goals.  ...  The platforms with research on SRL in MOOCs that stand out are Coursera, Edx, Open Edx and Moodle.  ...  RESEARCH LINES ASSOCIATED WITH SRL TOOLS IN MOOC In the line of research associated with tools to support self-regulation in MOOC contexts Alonso-Mencía et al.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3045913 fatcat:eodmump6dfhzjdcnndxsy75t6u

Exploring the Effect of Student Confusion in Massive Open Online Courses

Diyi Yang, Robert Kraut, Carolyn Rose
2016 Zenodo  
Although thousands of students enroll in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for learning and self-improvement, many get confused, harming learning and increasing dropout rates.  ...  We conclude with implications for the design of interventions to improve student retention in MOOCs.  ...  Phi-Coefficient between human labeling and automatically identification is 0.405 with Kappa 0.300 on Algebra; on Microeconomics course, Phi-Coefficient is 0.632, with Kappa 0.308.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3554605 fatcat:qywnqnvw3fgnpebced4bpfnq6i

An Innovative approach for Pharmacists' Continue Education: Massive Open Online Courses, a Lesson Learnt

Hsu-Tien Wan, Kuang-Yang Hsu
2016 Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research  
It was implemented with case-based lecture videos and interactive quizzes. Content was delivered in weekly base.  ...  Results: The primary outcomes of the MOOCs in effectively engaging learners and motivating targeted learners from massive online learner were assessed.  ...  Learner-generated multiple-choice questions induce the engagement of the learners with the learning materials.  ... 
doi:10.5530/ijper.50.1.13 fatcat:b6rvbwpyfnf53iehcz6c256hkm

Instructors' Experience of Designing MOOCs in Higher Education: Considerations and Challenges

Meina Zhu, Curtis J Bonk, Annisa R Sari
2018 Online Learning  
The survey, interview, and course review data revealed a variety of considerations and challenges in MOOC design in terms of pedagogy, resources, and logistics.  ...  This mixed methods study explores 143 MOOC instructors' considerations and challenges in designing MOOCs; 12 of whom were interviewed and had their courses analyzed.  ...  Self-regulated learning strategies can increase learners' self-directedness and time-management skills. These elements will help learners to achieve their learning goals in MOOCs.  ... 
doi:10.24059/olj.v22i4.1495 fatcat:ajz6im6mfrhjzhxxifiaqsezwq

IRRODL Volume 15, Number 5

Various Authors
2014 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
The dramatic increase in online education, particularly massive open online courses (MOOCs), presents researchers, academics, administrators, learners, and policy makers with a range of questions as to  ...  the effectiveness of this format of teaching and learning.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to acknowledge the work of the coding team: Michael Barger Heikoop for their assitance with data extraction.  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v15i5.2040 fatcat:vphc3o7hqve6rhjv6mhtpbwt6q

MOOCs in Higher Education [chapter]

Sung-Wan Kim
2016 Virtual Learning  
This chapter deals with the pedagogical utilization and limitations of MOOCs in higher education.  ...  Through literature review and websites surfing related to MOOCs, expansion of MOOCs, instructional strategies in MOOCs, functions of platform for MOOCs, development of a MOOC, and future of MOOCs are summarized  ...  However, in spite of widespread adoption, the instructional quality and business model of MOOCs are still under the question.  ... 
doi:10.5772/66137 fatcat:axtp6jconzfszhub3bj2qnmcm4

Trends in MOOCs Research: Analysis of Educational Technology Journals

Babori Abdelghani
2020 International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)  
The results show that research questions focused primarily on learning processes followed by design of MOOCs, learning experience and predictors of retention.  ...  Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have received a great deal of interest from educational institutions and private enterprises. Hence, several empirical studies and reviews have been produced.  ...  On the one hand, there is minimum direct interaction between instructors and learners, which forces learners to self-regulate their learning in MOOCs.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijet.v15i17.14637 fatcat:j52admae25fsvdjiozf7n2l2qu

How Do We Model Learning at Scale? A Systematic Review of Research on MOOCs

Srećko Joksimović, Oleksandra Poquet, Vitomir Kovanović, Nia Dowell, Caitlin Mills, Dragan Gašević, Shane Dawson, Arthur C. Graesser, Christopher Brooks
2017 Review of Educational Research  
Despite a surge of empirical work on student participation in online learning environments, the causal links between the learning-related factors and processes with the desired learning outcomes remain  ...  This study presents a systematic literature review of approaches to model learning in Massive Open Online Courses offering an analysis of learning related constructs used in the prediction and measurement  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their helpful and constructive comments that greatly contributed to improving the final version of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.3102/0034654317740335 fatcat:am6rbxxxmvbennzldqkprl4khu

Factors influencing peer learning and performance in MOOC asynchronous online discussion forum

Thomas K.F. Chiu, Timothy K.F. Hew
2017 Australasian Journal of Educational Technology  
In this study, we investigated the effects of three common types of online MOOC discussion forum activities (viewing, voting and commenting) on student peer learning (peer reviews) and performance (quiz  ...  We used stepwise regression models to analyse two data samples of a humanity and art MOOC provided by a private university in the United States for exploring factors influencing peer learning and performance  ...  This processing is associated with the learning goals of learners. In other words, activities with different cognitive processing will affect the use of the MOOC online forum for learning.  ... 
doi:10.14742/ajet.3240 fatcat:mp2o3fghwzagziv6tswleuowte

Predictors of Retention and Achievement in a Massive Open Online Course

Jeffrey A. Greene, Christopher A. Oswald, Jeffrey Pomerantz
2015 The American Educational Research Journal  
In this study, we used survival analysis to examine the degree to which student characteristics, relevance, prior experience with MOOCs, self-reported commitment, and learners' implicit theory of intelligence  ...  In addition, numerous gaps remain in the research literature, particularly concerning predictors of retention and achievement.  ...  ., Research Question 2), increases in age, work experience, and level of schooling were associated with a lower likelihood of dropout, as hypothesized.  ... 
doi:10.3102/0002831215584621 fatcat:yko3gkgcarbvdapqmuc7pa4n5q

Investigating the implementation of accredited massive online open courses (MOOCs) in higher education: The boon and the bane

Xinghua Wang, Allison H Hall, Qiyun Wang
2018 Australasian Journal of Educational Technology  
Furthermore, there were insufficient regulation, support, and incentives from the university in facilitating the implementation of accredited MOOCs, indicating a discrepancy between university policies  ...  This study investigated a 3-year implementation of accredited massive online open courses (MOOCs) in a conventional university in China.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors are deeply grateful to the anonymous reviewers and editors for their constructive and insightful feedback on our manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.14742/ajet.3896 fatcat:ljgxwxlidrep7f7wqeh2s2jyla

Language MOOCs: An Expanding Field

Napat Jitpaisarnwattana, Hayo Reinders, Pornapit Darasawang
2019 Technology in Language Teaching & Learning  
MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) were first introduced to the wider public in 2008, with the first language MOOCs appearing in 2012.  ...  In this article we revisit some of the arguments for and against MOOCs, specifically for language education, and review some of the ways new forms of online learning environments are emerging, as well  ...  Plus, platform regulations prohibit learning content to be reused and distributed outside of the course.  ... 
doi:10.29140/tltl.v1n1.142 fatcat:oeo7qg5zoras7dzjxf2vroiviq
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