Practical Guidance from MOOC Research: Helping Busy Students Stick to Plans
Students leave MOOCs because they get too busy; can we help them stick their plans better?
MOOC research has a mixed record on helping us understand which students are likely to persist through a course.
Two research studies show that students appreciate the flexibility to pursue voluntary online courses at their own pace, but they benefit from returning regularly to the course activities.
One of the signature findings of MOOC research is the tremendous diversity of MOOC learners. How can we serve them best?
Announcing a new PK-12 focused initiative at MIT, and a new role for me at MIT.
Exploring student thinking and problems solving with resources from MathMistakes.org, one of the gems of the Math TwittoBlogoSphere. #MTBoS