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Setting-up a European cross-provider data collection on open online courses
Kalz, Marco · Kreijns, Karel · Walhout, Jaap · Castaño-Munoz, Jonatan · Espasa, Anna · Tovar, Edmundo

PublishedNovember 2015
Type of workSpecial Issue: Towards a European perspective on Massive Open Online Courses
JournalThe International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning
Volume 16, Issue 6, Pages 62-77
EditorsConrad, Dianne and McGreal, Rory

ABSTRACT
While MOOCS have emerged as a new form of open online education around the world, research is stilling lagging behind to come up with a sound theoretical basis that can cover the impact of socio-economic background variables, ICT competences, prior experiences and lifelong learning profile, variance in intentions, environmental influences, outcome expectations, learning experience and economic return on taking and completing Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). The potential diversity of participants of MOOCs has been taken as a starting point to develop a theoretical model and survey instrument with the goal to establish a large-scale, cross-provider data collection of participants of (European) MOOCs. This article provides and overview of the theoretical model begin the project and reflects about first experiences with the cross-provider data collection.

Keywords distance education ·  · open learning

ISSN1492-3831
Other number6
RefereedYes
Rightsby/4.0
DOI10.19173/irrodl.v16i6.2150
URLhttp://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/2150
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