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Understanding Engagement in MOOCs

@inproceedings{Li2016UnderstandingEI,
  title={Understanding Engagement in MOOCs},
  author={Qiujie Li and Rachel Baker},
  booktitle={EDM},
  year={2016}
}
Previous studies about engagement in MOOCs has focused primarily on behavioral engagement and less attention has been paid to cognitive engagement. This may lead to incomplete or even incorrect understandings about students experience and learning in MOOCs. In this study, we use number of lectures watched as a proxy for behavioral engagement and number of pauses in lectures watched as a proxy for cognitive engagement. Results show that a large proportion of students who were behaviorally… Expand
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