What makes a great MOOC? An interdisciplinary analysis of student retention in online courses

@inproceedings{Adamopoulos2013WhatMA,
  title={What makes a great MOOC? An interdisciplinary analysis of student retention in online courses},
  author={Panagiotis Adamopoulos},
  booktitle={ICIS},
  year={2013}
}
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have experienced rapid expansion and gained significant popularity among students and educators. Although the broad acceptance of MOOCs, there is still a long way to go in terms of satisfaction of students’ needs, as witnessed in the extremely high drop-out rates. Working toward improving MOOCs, we employ the Grounded Theory Method (GTM) in a quantitative study and explore this new phenomenon. In particular, we present a novel analysis using a real-world data… CONTINUE READING
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