New post on e-Literate re. completion rates and a different model for understanding students in MOOCs.
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- If we knew both answers (unique Courserians and aggregate enrollments) it would also address your question re. serial MOOCers.Mar 3, 2013
- And how many students lost any sense that they could achieve anything academically? How many lost their desire to learn? How many were disheartened, self-defeated, harmed?Mar 3, 2013
- That was certainly an issue in the course I took - for students who were insecure about their writing and who got very negative feedback from fellow students (and it happened a lot), it was a hurtful experience. More confident writers could realize that the feedback was often crapola, but an insecure writer is not able to make that judgment.Mar 3, 2013
- I know! It's being misunderstood by most of those who are looking at this for the most part, BUT even the authors of the original AI MOOC said that they learned that "motivation is more important than content." (You cannot find this information unless you go way down into the interviews, but it's there.) You and I of course knew this a LONG TIME AGO!Mar 3, 2013
- Hi, I have quoted this blog post in looking at group work in MOOCs. In my MOOC experiences over the last 12 months, those four categories still seem to be the fundamental participant behaviour.Apr 29, 2014
- Thanks for the feedback. For some updated posts to consider:
In particular, see the latest one:
http://mfeldstein.com/combining-mooc-student-patterns-graphic-stanford-analysis/Apr 29, 2014
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