We don’t yet know how to design and distribute online learning experiences that target the students who need us most.
Insights from interviews with MOOC students offer new ideas for how activities within MOOC platforms can support learning outside those spaces.
MOOC developers should focus on the creation of activities and interactives, and less on high quality video.
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?
Last week, a group from a diverse set of higher education institutions released a first draft of the Asilomar Convention, a document attempting to guide ethical decision-making in advancing higher education research. The Convention was composed by researchers, administrators, privacy advocates and others, in an effort to launch a dialogue about how best to advance […]