Social factors that contribute to attrition in MOOCs

  title={Social factors that contribute to attrition in MOOCs},
  author={C. Ros{\'e} and R. Carlson and Diyi Yang and Miaomiao Wen and L. Resnick and P. Goldman and Jennifer Sherer},
  booktitle={L@S '14},
  • C. Rosé, R. Carlson, +4 authors Jennifer Sherer
  • Published in L@S '14 2014
  • Engineering, Computer Science
  • In this paper, we explore student dropout behavior in a Massively Open Online Course (MOOC). We use a survival model to measure the impact of three social factors that make predictions about attrition along the way for students who have participated in the course discussion forum. 
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