MOOCs

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Project Timeline: July 2014 – December 2015
Keywords: Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, STEM

Team: Conrad Tucker, Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering and Engineering Design (Co-PI) Star Sharp, Director, Millennium Scholars Program (Co-PI) Keith Harmon, Director, Meyerhoff Scholars Program Project Background:

The objective of this research project was to investigate the adoption of immersive, online learning technologies in… Read more »

COIL is proud to have supported the Uncovering the Geography of Learner Engagement in MOOCs project through our Research Initiation Grant Program.

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This project will characterize, explore, and visualize the geographic patterns associated with learner engagement in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). MOOCs generate datasets which capture a wide range of learner information, including their interactions… Read more »

COIL is proud to have supported the Designing “Soft Skills” Training for an Online Global Community project through our Research Initiation Grant Program.

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This grant initiates the first phase of a three-phase project in which World in Conversation Center will offer online instruction to a global community of learners on “how to create conversations that matter.” For… Read more »

COIL is proud to have supported the Understanding the Impact of Groups on Performance and Retention in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) project through our Research Initiation Grant Program.

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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are potentially powerful online innovations attracting a massive, global population. However, MOOCs are also notorious for their massive attrition rates – up to… Read more »

COIL is proud to have supported the Analysis of Factors Affecting Student Learning Outcomes in a MOOC by In-Depth Exploration of the Penn State “Creativity, Innovation, and Change” (CIC) Course project through our Research Initiation Grant Program.

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The Penn State CIC MOOC was delivered from September 1 through October 31, 2013, to 129,000 enrollees, which made it the sixth largest MOOC… Read more »

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