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2013 Issues in Information Systems  
A New York Times Online article in 2012 signaled the rise of MOOCs and noted that well over one million students had taken a course via a MOOC and the participation of Stanford University signaled the  ...  It is their scale and their open format that make MOOCs a possible learning technology worthy of discussion.  ...  VISIONS OF E-LEARNING Personalized Content and Personalized Ubiquity Personalized learning continues to be a key objective of advocates of e-learning.  ... 
doi:10.48009/2_iis_2013_346-352 fatcat:3dl6ymwhzrhqzpnyiw6ayntyga

Motivational Factors that Influence the use of MOOCs: Learners' Perspectives - A Systematic Literature Review

Nada Hakami, Su White, Sepi Chakaveh
2017 Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Education  
This paper presents a comprehensive picture of the literature published between 2011-2016 and pertaining to the motivations that drive individuals to use MOOCs as learners.  ...  Motivational Factors that Influence the use of MOOCs: Learners' Perspectives -A Systematic Literature Review.  ...  One interesting finding is that the amount of research on MOOCs acceptance and the factors influencing their use is limited. Moreover, only few papers adopt the technology acceptance theories.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0006259503230331 dblp:conf/csedu/HakamiWC17 fatcat:fvoynvhhvzgrhix5wqmni4orba

Towards an optimal personalization strategy in MOOCs

Alaa A.Qaffas, Kaouther Kaabi, Rustam Shadiev, Fathi Essalmi
2020 Smart Learning Environments  
The proposed approach aims to improve the retention rate and the quality of learning in MOOCs.  ...  One of the major problems of MOOCs is the diversity of learners and the need to personalize the content as well as the way of delivering it.  ...  The approach presents metrics for the analysis of e-learning personalization strategies based on their feasibility and success when applied to a large number of learning objects and learners' characteristics  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40561-020-0117-y fatcat:mrp6g3bkebc4pjgmbrhmapknke

A Semantic Recommendation System for Learning Personalization in Massive Open Online Courses

Sara Assami, Najima Daoudi, Rachida Ajhoun
2020 International Journal of Recent Contributions from Engineering, Science & IT  
Nevertheless, the rapid advances in learning technologies imply the need for personalized guidance for learners and adapted learning materials.  ...  Then it describes the proposed MOOC recommendation system that uses the ontological representation of the learner model and MOOCs content to make its intelligent suggestions.  ...  A three step approach: With Learning paths generation by using semantic inference in the course and personalized learning contents recommended by matching between learner's features and learning object  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijes.v8i1.14229 fatcat:4mqwiix5ozea7iunkoxaxwaaya

Moroccan Teachers of English Acceptance and Readiness to Use MOOCs for Continuing Professional Development

Elhassane EL Hilali, Mohammed Moubtassime
2021 Universal Journal of Educational Research  
Because of the scarcity of research on MOOCs' use for teacher's professional development, it makes use of information technologies to enhance the learning experience for teachers and students.  ...  The analysis of the results obtained from various statistical tests revealed that teachers accepted MOOCs programs for continuing professional development with an objective of developing, acquiring and  ...  Research Methodology The current paper was designed with an objective to explore Moroccan teachers of English acceptance and preparedness to adopt MOOCs for their journeys of continuing professional growth  ... 
doi:10.13189/ujer.2021.090501 fatcat:72gbvhsurjd7nlveqvkj4orr5m

Exploring the Factors Affecting Learners' Retention in MOOCs

Harsh Vardhan Pant, Manoj Chandra Lohani, Jeetendra Pande
2021 International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education  
MOOCs have emerged as an important form of Open and Distance Learning. The success of a MOOC platform depends on the support services and the motivational environment that it provides.  ...  Using the systematic literature review strategy, the papers are classified based on the technologies adopted to facilitate the discovery of directions displayed by the available literature and determining  ...  rate of MOOCswith accurate data analysis and personal observations (Alraimi, Zo, & Ciganek, 2015) Understanding the MOOCs continuance: the role of openness and reputation The objective of this study  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijicte.20211001.oa3 fatcat:jlxcromuuzd6porbcybhhuhpx4

How Gamification Leads to Continued Usage of MOOCs? A Theoretical Perspective

Rohani Rohan, Debajyoti Pal, Suree Funilkul, Wichian Chutimaskul, Wichai Eamsinvattana
2021 IEEE Access  
However, the success of MOOCs depends on users' willingness to use and acceptance of the system and its continued usage by learners themselves is a key to the success of MOOC's [4] , [5] , [7] .  ...  Therefore, keeping in mind the research gaps, the following are the objectives of this study: (1) What are the mostly used gamification elements that are used in the MOOC context, and for solving what  ...  Rohani Rohan was born in  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3102293 fatcat:x67iyyqq6rbn7g7fgipyndyzvy

Delivering a medical school elective with massive open online course (MOOC) technology

Robert Robinson
2016 PeerJ  
Student evaluations of the course are favorable in the areas of effective teaching, accurate course objectives, meeting personal learning objectives, recommending the course to other students, and overall  ...  Further investigation is required to determine if this delivery method is an acceptable and effective means of teaching in the medical school environment.  ...  Stated course objectives accurately reflected the course. I was able to meet my personal learning objectives. I would recommend this elective to other students. Overall rating of the course.  ... 
doi:10.7717/peerj.2343 pmid:27602301 pmcid:PMC4991885 fatcat:yn3anhm74fgxxcxbbhx5q3mo3e

Learners' Awareness towards the Use of MOOCs in Teaching and Learning

Rusreena Rusli, Haida Umiera Hashim, Harwati Hashim, Melor Md. Yunus
2019 Creative Education  
In conjunction to this, researchers intended to investigate students' awareness towards MOOCs and the use of MOOCs in teaching and learning in higher institutions.  ...  Through the social learning aspects in MOOCs, students can empower to grow in knowledge, soft skills and personalities.  ...  Conflicts of Interest The authors declare no conflicts of interest regarding the publication of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.4236/ce.2019.1012225 fatcat:j7kyboktbnfdvacnlgmrijrxwe

Emerging educational technologies: Tensions and synergy

J. Michael Spector
2014 Journal of King Saud University: Computer and Information Sciences  
Three technologies, according to these sources, appear especially promising: (a) massive open online courses (MOOCs), (b) personalized learning, and (c) game-based learning.  ...  This paper will review information from the US National Science Foundation, the US Department of Education, the New Media Consortium, and two European Networks of Excellence with regard to new and emerging  ...  Moreover, it has been used as a basis to justify personalized learning and learning analytics on many occasions and as a basis for support of MOOCs and gamebased learning less directly.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jksuci.2013.10.009 fatcat:q4bpczcr2raclcvvhadj2imqym

Students' Perceptions on MOOCs: An Exploratory Study

Noa Aharony, Judit Bar-Ilan
2016 Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning  
The quantitative analysis revealed that perceived usefulness (PU) and perceived ease of use (PEOU) have a major influence on the intention to enroll in a MOOC.  ...  The current study uses the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM), as well as personal characteristics such as learning strategies, cognitive appraisal, and Kuhlthau's (1991) model of information seeking as  ...  In addition efforts should be made to increase the usability of MOOCs. H3 and H4 that focus on learning strategies were not accepted.  ... 
doi:10.28945/3540 fatcat:ueifdo2qsjgmpesqmv2kgpltm4

On the Value Connotation of MOOC and Value Orientation of Development of Chinese MOOC

Zhaoyang Xu
2016 Open Journal of Social Sciences  
orientation which should be adhered to for the development of "Chinese MOOC"-"timely help" on function position, combination of Chinese and Western on developing method, distinct personality on educational  ...  In recent years, MOOC has developed rapidly in the world, and become the key power of promoting the modernization transformation of education cause, forcing the reform of traditional education system.  ...  The mean value of MOOC embodies the value of MOOC teaching style for education, and value-in-use. The end value of it is however for the subject, the same as "human value".  ... 
doi:10.4236/jss.2016.41002 fatcat:6q5x3fzzozca5gvjkdjfmdymby

MOOCs Acceptance and Use in Higher Education Institutions through UTAUT2: An Overview

Amillia Amid, Rosseni Din
2020 International Journal of Academic Research in Progressive Education and Development  
This paper highlighted about background of MOOC, MOOC acceptance and use in HEIs, model of acceptance and use, UTAUT2 model, suggestions for future work, and conclusion.  ...  This study critically reviewed MOOC acceptance and uses from the perspective of the Extended Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT2).  ...  Many thanks to all researchers under the project and Personalized Education Research Group for the financial, intellectual, spiritual, and moral support.  ... 
doi:10.6007/ijarped/v9-i2/7840 fatcat:6gthydh6qfd5hpivnm3faxm7d4

The MOOCs and the Learning Profiles

Khalid Boubess, Lazaar Mohamed, Khaldi Mohamed
2016 International Journal of Computer Applications  
In recent years distance learning has been a revolution in the techniques used to train people; among them we find the courses as MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses).  ...  The use of this type of course emerged in phenomenal way especially in academia.  ...  . 5.2.Authentication of participants This is a general problem in the distance learning, no one guarantees that the person passing the online exam is the one whose name will be in the certificate.  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijca2016907717 fatcat:d4anjtubffegfep74hymmwfhky

Application of MOOC Teaching in Sports Course Teaching Practice

Jin-Ao Chen, Di Wu, Jin-Na Cheng, Bing Fu, Lin Zhang, A-Ming Lu
2017 Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education  
Objective: The rise of "MOOC", a newly online learning mode, has many Chinese courses moved forward teaching mode based on "MOOC".  ...  them to learn independently, "get out of" independence on teacher on books, and enhance their ability of exchanging and interacting with classmates.  ...  RESEARCH OBJECTS AND METHODS Research Objects As the "MOOC"-based teaching mode design targeted at all students majoring in sports, the research objects in the paper is all universities students majoring  ... 
doi:10.12973/ejmste/80770 fatcat:spd4iqewuneypdwcnyed3ptwci
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