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A usability evaluation of a blended MOOC environment: An experimental case study
Yousef, Ahmed Mohamed Fahmy · Chatti, Mohamed Amine · Schroeder, Ulrik · Wosnitza, Marold

PublishedApril 2015
JournalThe International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning
Volume 16, Issue 2, Pages 69-93

ABSTRACT
In the past few years, there has been an increasing interest in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) as a new form of Technology-Enhanced Learning (TEL), in higher education and beyond. Recognizing the limitations of standalone MOOCs, blended MOOCs (bMOOCs) that aim at bringing in-class (i.e. face-to-face) interactions and online learning components together have emerged as an alternative MOOC model of teaching and learning in a higher education context. In this paper, we present the design, implementation, and evaluation details of a bMOOC course on “Teaching Methodologies” at Fayoum University, Egypt in cooperation with RWTH Aachen University, Germany, provided using the bMOOC platform L2P-bMOOC. In order to gauge the usability and effectiveness of the course, we employed an evaluation approach based on Conole’s 12 dimensions rubrics, ISONORM 9241/110-S as a general usability evaluation, and a custom effectiveness questionnaire reflecting the different MOOC stakeholder perspectives.

Keywords Bblended MOOC · bMOOCs · effectiveness · massive open online courses · MOOC Design · MOOCs · quality assurance · usability

Published atAthabasca, AB
ISSN1492-3831
Other number2
RefereedYes
Rightsby/4.0
DOI10.19173/irrodl.v16i2.2032
URLhttp://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/2032
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