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MOOC User Persistence [chapter]

Jean Heutte, Jonathan Kaplan, Fabien Fenouillet, Pierre-André Caron, Marilyne Rosselle
2014 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
This research explores user persistence in a massive open online course (MOOC) that was set up as an experiment before the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research launched in October 2013 the  ...  Results show that many registrants logged on, participated in activities and accessed resources seldom, while a few persisted and were active.  ...  Introduction Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have become the trend in university education and have "taken universities in North America and elsewhere by storm" [12] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-10671-7_2 fatcat:uxgtmajbmjgvrcklglhh7zjotm

Unpacking MOOC scholarly discourse: a review of nascent MOOC scholarship

Maureen Ebben, Julien S. Murphy
2014 Journal of Educational Media  
Introduction Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) owe their heritage to the open education movement that sought to create and make widely available materials and conditions for participatory learning.  ...  Entitled, 'The Technological Dimension of a Massive Open Online Course: the Case of the CCK08 Course Tools', this was the first scholarly research article in an academic journal about a MOOC -a term that  ... 
doi:10.1080/17439884.2013.878352 fatcat:paqsszn4njfttjhytwtutaj7be

To MOOC or not to MOOC: An Empirical Study of Chinese Students' MOOC Learning

2022 Frontiers in Educational Research  
MOOC learning can be improved by providing more flexible courses, improving interactivity, and providing more assistance for learners.  ...  MOOC is becoming increasingly popular around the world. However, its status and effectiveness in higher education are still controversial.  ...  Introduction Massive open online course (MOOC) has attracted widespread attention and research for its massive and online nature.  ... 
doi:10.25236/fer.2022.050812 fatcat:cupdm2cu5fepvmo242t5x65qsq

Moving Through MOOCs

Laura W. Perna, Alan Ruby, Robert F. Boruch, Nicole Wang, Janie Scull, Seher Ahmad, Chad Evans
2014 Educational Researcher  
Using descriptive analyses, this study advances knowledge by considering two definitions of massive open online course (mOOc) users (registrants and starters), comparing two approaches to measuring student  ...  progress through a mOOc course (sequential versus user driven), and examining several measures of mOOc outcomes and milestones.  ...  NOTeS An earlier version of this paper was presented at the MOOC Research Initiative conference in Arlington, Texas, in December 2013.  ... 
doi:10.3102/0013189x14562423 fatcat:pkglclioyfcrzbik4rd7xtwq6y

MOOC Makers: Professors' Experiences With Developing and Delivering MOOCs

Stephanie Blackmon
2018 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have been described as purposeful educational resources for teaching, open educational initiatives, competency-based learning, and the like.  ...  Although MOOCs are often discussed in terms of their current and future usefulness, or lack thereof, in higher education contexts, very little data exists on professors' experiences creating and teaching  ...  Introduction Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have been both extolled and condemned in higher education. Consider the disparate MOOC parties as food "camps."  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v19i4.3718 fatcat:thfvcmfvtza3xkm6mqlqoexg3m

Towards a Heutagogy-Based MOOC Design Framework

Nikoletta Agonács, João Filipe Matos
2017 European MOOCs Stakeholders Summit  
MOOCs are particular learning environments due to their massiveness and openness.  ...  ) for the sake of cognitive and behavioural change; and on developing self-determined learning skills for successful learning in an open, barely structured, and self-organized environment.  ...  Christensen [5] came up with the idea of MOOSL (Massive Open Online Social/Scaffolded Learning).  ... 
dblp:conf/emoocs/AgonacsM17 fatcat:rv2z62ouhne2rm552l7exxv7z4

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  ...  in MOOCs need to be varied for satisfying learner's need. : hMOOC (hybrid MOOC), MOOR (Massive Open Online Research), MOOL (Massive Open Online Lab), DOOC (Distributed Open Collaborative Courses),  ... 
doi:10.5772/66137 fatcat:axtp6jconzfszhub3bj2qnmcm4

Goal Setting and MOOC Completion

Erwin Handoko, Susie L. Gronseth, Sara G. McNeil, Curtis J. Bonk, Bernard R. Robin
2019 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
Despite providing advanced coursework online to learners around the world, massive open online courses (MOOCs) have had notoriously low completion rates.  ...  Self-regulated learning (SRL) frames strategies that students can use to enhance motivation and promote their engagement, persistence, and performance self-monitoring.  ...  Goal Setting and MOOC  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v20i4.4270 fatcat:nqfjf7kzbzfrpd3bri64iz6rhu

LASyM: A Learning Analytics System for MOOCs

Yassine Tabaa, Abdellatif Medouri
2013 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
In this paper, we present LASyM, a learning analytics system for massive open online courses.  ...  Boosted by Cloud computing, the use of the Web in education has revealed new challenges and looks forward to new aspirations such as MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) as a technology-led revolution ushering  ...  These courses are called MOOCs, Massive Open Online Courses [7] , and they exploit web technologies [2] to offer free online education to as many persons as possible.  ... 
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2013.040516 fatcat:gjlxbptgdbay7dhsb5k4gt6tta

Systematic Mapping Study of Academic Engagement in MOOC

Brenda Edith Guajardo Leal, Claudia Navarro-Corona, Jaime Ricardo Valenzuela González
2019 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
This article systematically explores the existing literature, in the period of 2015-2018, about the construct of academic engagement in online, massive and open learning courses, through a Systematic Mapping  ...  The results show that there is a considerable increase in published articles that associate academic engagement and MOOCs, mainly from the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom.  ...  Understanding Dementia Massive Open Online Course A25 Evans, B. J., Persistence patterns in 2016 A S Baker, R. B., & massive open online Dee, T. S. courses (MOOC) A40 Anders, A.  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v20i2.4018 fatcat:vabfkvizpfhgjkabetjecnmx2e

MOOC integration into secondary school courses

Hedieh Najafi, Rosemary Evans, Christopher Federico
2014 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
We investigated how high school students taking a university preparatory economics course would engage with the learning and assessment components of a Behavioural Economics MOOC that was integrated into  ...  The blended-mode students showed more persistence in retaking quizzes, yet they scored lower than the MOOC-only students.  ...  Introduction Massive online open courses (MOOCs) have been used in various ways often in the form of a flipped classroom, to complement traditional classroom teaching through integration of a whole course  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v15i5.1861 fatcat:dsm2qaeaejbjjpdhs7qxkzz6ru

Mobile and Accessible Learning for MOOCs

Mike Sharples, Carlos Delgado Kloos, Yannis Dimitriadis, Serge Garlatti, Marcus Specht
2015 Journal of Interactive Media in Education  
New wearable devices, such as internet watches and interactive glasses, will offer further ways to engage with learning materials on the move.  ...  Ubiquitous and seamless access The widespread and growing use of tablet computers and smartphones means there is an imperative to provide access to learning materials on these devices (Tabuenca et al.,  ...  Conclusions Mobile and ubiquitous technologies offer opportunities to extend the reach and value of massive open online courses, not only in improving access to learning materials but also enabling new  ... 
doi:10.5334/ fatcat:4qwy3z3k2jf5lidwdymux4qheq

Augmenting Learning Experience in Massive Open Online Learning (MOOC)

Erny Arniza binti Ahmad
2020 International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences  
Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is a new innovative way of distributing knowledge to millions of learners around the world.  ...  It illustrates the positive impact in current learning scenario to produce interactive and more engaging content to escalate leaners motivation in completing a MOOC.  ...  Active Learning in Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Engagement is promoted when active learning is emphasized and supported.  ... 
doi:10.6007/ijarbss/v10-i10/8380 fatcat:gdyx7akeijh65ittn7wrfajyni

Deadlines and MOOCs: How Do Students Behave in MOOCs with and without Deadlines

Petri Ihantola, Ilenia Fronza, Tommi Mikkonen, Miska Noponen, Arto Hellas
2020 2020 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)  
Our results support scheduling student activities in open online courses and opens up new research directions in engaging students in self-paced courses.  ...  Using data from over 8.000 students participating in two versions of a massive open online course in programming, we observe that drop-out rates at the beginning of the courses are greater than towards  ...  INTRODUCTION The term massive open online course (MOOC) became popular in late 2011 with the "Introduction to Artificial Intelligence" MOOC with over 160,000 enrolled students.  ... 
doi:10.1109/fie44824.2020.9274023 fatcat:sdn553iuo5amxo36gdursff6fy

Assessing the Effectiveness of Self-Regulated Learning in MOOCs Using Macro-level Behavioural Sequence Data

Min Lan, Jingyan Lu
2017 European MOOCs Stakeholders Summit  
Knowing how the online learners learn in SRL loop will contribute to the effective course design and scaffolding.  ...  Online course instructors attempt to stimulate online learners' effective self-regulated learning (SRL) to support effective learning and enhance achievement.  ...  Introduction Recently, massive open online courses (MOOCs) offer people more opportunities to access the free educational resources.  ... 
dblp:conf/emoocs/LanL17 fatcat:l5ltrowzcrehpn6rqwg6o2alqi
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