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Toward a typology of MOOC activity patterns
Bachelet, Rémi and Chaker, Rawad

PublishedMay 2017
Conference5th European MOOCs Stakeholders Summit, EMOOCs 2017, Madrid, Spain, May 22-26, 2017, Digital Education: Out to the World and Back to the Campus
SeriesLecture Notes in Computer Science
Edition 1, Volume 10254, Pages 134-139
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
EditorsKloos, Carlos Delgado · Jermann, Patrick · Pérez-Sanagustín, Mar · Seaton, Daniel T. · White, Su
CountrySpain, Europe

ABSTRACT
This paper aims at understanding MOOC learners' activity patterns, taking into account factors like personal schedule, traditional working hours, domestic time, nighttime and their relation with MOOC course opening hours, live sessions, essay submission deadlinesłdots} Are MOOC learners adopting nonstandard learning schedules? Does the MOOC schedule determine the connection patterns of the learners? Four search topics and findings emerge from our research A/Observations related to the density of learning activity B/A weekly typology of learning days, C/Attraction for a "live'' contact point, D/The "21:00 effect''. Finally, we suggest a series of best practices for MOOC design.

Keywords learning schedule · live Q&A · MOOC · platform connection patterns

Published atMadrid
ISBN978-3-319-59044-8
RefereedYes
Rights© Springer International Publishing AG 2017
DOI10.1007/978-3-319-59044-8_15
URLhttps://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-59044-8_15
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