Engaging with massive online courses

@article{Anderson2014EngagingWM,
  title={Engaging with massive online courses},
  author={Ashton Anderson and Daniel P. Huttenlocher and Jon M. Kleinberg and Jure Leskovec},
  journal={Proceedings of the 23rd international conference on World wide web},
  year={2014}
}
The Web has enabled one of the most visible recent developments in education---the deployment of massive open online courses. [...] Key Result We find that making badges more salient produced increases in forum engagement.Expand
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