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Learner Participation and Engagement in Open Online Courses: Insights from the Peer 2 Peer University

  title={Learner Participation and Engagement in Open Online Courses: Insights from the Peer 2 Peer University},
  author={June Ahn and Brian S. Butler and Robert Henry Smith and Alisha Alam and Sarah A. Webster},
Recent developments in massive open online courses (MOOCs) have brought renewed attention to online learning, but most of the attention has been centered on courses offered through platforms such as Coursera and edX. This paper focuses on the importance of examining alternative, large-scale learning initiatives that promote more participatory modes of education production and delivery. It presents a comprehensive description of the Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU), a social computing platform that… 

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