RESEARCH ANALYSIS ON MOOC COURSE DROPOUT AND RETENTION RATES

@article{GmezZermeo2016RESEARCHAO,
  title={RESEARCH ANALYSIS ON MOOC COURSE DROPOUT AND RETENTION RATES},
  author={Marcela Georgina G{\'o}mez-Zerme{\~n}o and Lorena Yadira Alem{\'a}n de la Garza},
  journal={The Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education},
  year={2016},
  volume={17},
  pages={3-14}
}
This research’s objective was to identify the terminal efficiency of the Massive Online Open Course “Educational Innovation with Open Resources” offered by a Mexican private university. A quantitative methodology was used, combining descriptive statistics and probabilistic models to analyze the levels of retention, completion, and desertion, as well as the characteristics of the students who completed the course. The results show a 14% of student retention and an 11.7% of student completion… 

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