Understanding ESL Students' Motivations to Increase MOOC Accessibility

  title={Understanding ESL Students' Motivations to Increase MOOC Accessibility},
  author={Judith Odili Uchidiuno and Amy E. Ogan and Evelyn Yarzebinski and Jessica Hammer},
  journal={Proceedings of the Third (2016) ACM Conference on Learning @ Scale},
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have the potential to bridge education and literacy gaps by offering high quality, free courses to anyone with an Internet connection. MOOCs in their present state, however, may be relatively inaccessible to non-native English speakers, as a majority of MOOC content is in the English language. While a potential solution is to translate all MOOC content into all languages, it is not known whether this solution will satisfy the learning goals of all English as… 

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