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Are higher education students registering and participating in MOOCs? The case of MiríadaX

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dc.contributor.author Albó, Laia
dc.contributor.author Hernández Leo, Davinia
dc.contributor.author Oliver Riera, Miquel
dc.date.accessioned 2016-11-03T09:33:02Z
dc.date.available 2016-11-03T09:33:02Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.citation Albó L, Hernández-Leo D, Oliver M. Are higher education students registering and participating in MOOCs? The case of MiríadaX. Paper presented at: EMOOCS 2016 Conference. Fourth european MOOCs stakeholders Summit; 2016 Febr 22-24; Graz, Austria.
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/27453
dc.description.abstract Most MOOCs offer open learning opportunities at Higher Education (HE) level./nHowever, it is still unclear how HE students are taking this type of course. This/nstudy focuses on the profile of HE students participating in MOOCs, their/nregistration, preferred topics and completion patterns and how they compare to/nother types of participants. The paper presents a descriptive analysis of the/nMiríadaX platform data up to the end of 2014, including an analysis of 144 courses/nand 191,608 participants. Results indicate that current HE students, who are/nmostly Latin American and Spainish males interested in technology subjects,/nregister for and complete lower numbers of MOOCs than participants who have/nalready completed their HE studies. HE students older than standard ages have a/nsignificant presence in MOOCs and have higher numbers of MOOC registrations/nand completitions.
dc.description.sponsorship The data have been provided by Telefónica Educación Digital, MiríadaX, in the/ncontext of the UPF-Telefónica Chair. This research has been partially funded by UPFTelefónica/nChair and the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (RESET/nTIN2014-53199-C3-3-R).
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.rights Aquest document està subjecte a una licència Creative Commons
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/es/
dc.title Are higher education students registering and participating in MOOCs? The case of MiríadaX
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject
dc.subject.keyword MOOCs
dc.subject.keyword MiríadaX
dc.subject.keyword Higher education
dc.subject.keyword Student profile
dc.subject.keyword Data-driven analysis
dc.relation.projectID info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/ES/1PE/TIN2014-53199-C3-3-R
dc.rights.accessRights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
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