MOOC Students Who Got Offline Help Scored Higher, Study Finds – The Chronicle of Higher Education
This really isn’t news, per se, but it is proof of something our friends in the Writing Center have known for a long time. I suspect that students in any class, whether online or offline, will benefit from getting help outside class…
For online learners who took the first session of “Circuits & Electronics,” the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s hallmark MOOC, those who worked on course material offline with a classmate or “someone who teaches or has expertise” in the subject did better than those who did not, according to a new paper by researchers at MIT and Harvard University.
The research, published this week by the journal Research & Practice in Assessment
- 5th December 2013 -
- Posted by wtaylor in News