When faced with challenges, online learners draw on resources from their workstations, diverse online spaces, and their network of friends and family.
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December 04, 2015
We don't yet know how to design and distribute online learning experiences that target the students who need us most.
July 21, 2015
MOOC developers should focus on the creation of activities and interactives, and less on high quality video.
July 16, 2015
Students leave MOOCs because they get too busy; can we help them stick their plans better?
July 12, 2015
MOOC research has a mixed record on helping us understand which students are likely to persist through a course.
July 02, 2015
One of the signature findings of MOOC research is the tremendous diversity of MOOC learners. How can we serve them best?
July 02, 2015
Two research studies show that students appreciate the flexibility to pursue MOOCs at their own pace, but they benefit from returning regularly to the course activities.
June 03, 2015
Summary of new research on nudges, priming questions, and text messages in educational settings.
April 08, 2015
A new preface for the Ed Tech Developer's Guide, which was recently published by the U.S. Department of Education.
April 01, 2015
Key findings from first two years of MOOCs at Harvard and MIT, including the consequences of steady growth, the emergence of course sequences and clusters, and the replication of early MOOC research.