Visualizing patterns of student engagement and performance in MOOCs

@article{Coffrin2014VisualizingPO,
  title={Visualizing patterns of student engagement and performance in MOOCs},
  author={Carleton Coffrin and Linda Corrin and Paula de Barba and Gregor E. Kennedy},
  journal={Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Learning Analytics And Knowledge},
  year={2014}
}
In the last five years, the world has seen a remarkable level of interest in Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs. A consistent message from universities participating in MOOC delivery is their eagerness to understand students' online learning processes. This paper reports on an exploratory investigation of students' learning processes in two MOOCs which have different curriculum and assessment designs. When viewed through the lens of common MOOC learning analytics, the high level of initial… 

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