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RECENT RECORDS

Do MOOCs contribute to student equity and social inclusion? A systematic review 2014–18
Lambert, Sarah
In recent years, hopes that Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) would make access to education fairer faded in the light of research showing MOOCs favoured the already educated and relatively advantaged. This paper ...
Posted October 29, 2019

Colorado rises: Transforming education practices through Open Educational Resources
The Colorado Department of Higher Education
Key Findings Over the past year, CDHE and the OER Council have established a community of learning, practice and innovation. Key findings suggest a meaningful current impact and promising future. Most significantly: 1 ...
Posted October 29, 2019

Research on MOOCs in major referred journals
Babori, Abdelghani; Zaid, Abdelkarim; Fassi, Hicham Fihri
Over the last decade, several studies have focused on massive open online courses (MOOCs). The synthesis presented here concentrates on these studies and aims to examine the place held by content in these studies, ...
Posted October 8, 2019

MOOCs readiness
T Subramaniam, Thirumeni; Suhaimi, Nur Amalina Diyana; Latif, Latifah Abdol; Abu Kassim, Zorah; Fadzil, Mansor
This study seeks to investigate the readiness levels of adult students studying in Malaysian higher education institutions. The online questionnaire used in this study consists of 18 demographic variables and 43 items ...
Posted October 8, 2019

Case study as a research method for analyzing MOOCs
Montes-Rodríguez, Ramón; Martínez-Rodríguez, Juan Bautista; Ocaña-Fernández, Almudena
Educational research is one of the many fields of knowledge that frequently use case studies as a research method, particularly when applying an interpretive approach. Based on literature reviews and a systematic ...
Posted October 8, 2019

Goal setting and MOOC completion
Handoko, Erwin; Gronseth, Susie L.; McNeil, Sara G.; Bonk, Curtis J.; Robin, Bernard R.
Despite providing advanced coursework online to learners around the world, massive open online courses (MOOCs) have had notoriously low completion rates. Self-regulated learning (SRL) frames strategies that students can ...
Posted October 8, 2019

Teaching and learning without a textbook
Lin, Hong
Given the upsurge of textbook costs, college students increasingly expect universities and instructors to offer alternatives to traditional textbooks. One textbook alternative is using open educational resources (OER). ...
Posted October 8, 2019

Open educational resources: Discussion paper March 2019
CAUT
This document provides an overview of the main issues related to the use and creation of Open Educational Resources (OER) by CAUT members. It also provides suggestions for implementation, a bibliography for further ...
Posted October 8, 2019

MOOCs in the language classroom: Using MOOCs as complementary materials to support self-regulated language learning
Barbara Conde Gafaro; Tomei, Lawrence; Andujar, Alberto; A. Andujar
In this chapter, the author discusses the role of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in the field of foreign language education. It examines the relationship between MOOCs and self-regulated learning, and goes on to ...
Posted October 8, 2019

Los Recursos Educativos Abiertos (REA) y su contribuciãn a los procesos de enseã‘anza y aprendizaje en la Educaciãn Secundaria
Escamez, Antonio
Desde que en 2002 emergiera el concepto de Recursos Educativos Abiertos (REA), Open Educational Resources (OER), en un foro organizado por la UNESCO, crear, compartir, utilizar, modificar y volver a compartir, junto con ...
Posted August 14, 2019