An analysis of student behavior in two massive open online courses

@article{Schaffer2016AnAO,
  title={An analysis of student behavior in two massive open online courses},
  author={James Schaffer and Brandon Huynh and John O'Donovan and Tobias H{\"o}llerer and Yinglong Xia and Wan-Yi Sabrina Lin},
  journal={2016 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM)},
  year={2016},
  pages={380-385}
}
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have high potential for improving education worldwide, but understanding of student behavior and situations is difficult to achieve in online settings. Network analytics and visualizations can assist instructors with supporting understanding of student behavior as courses unfold. In this work, we perform a visual comparative analysis of two different MOOC courses to analyze the impacts of course structure differences and demonstrate the benefits of visual… CONTINUE READING