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Learner Analysis of Chinese MOOCs

  • Qinhua ZhengEmail author
  • Li Chen
  • Daniel Burgos
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Educational Technology book series (LNET)

Abstract

Learning is fundamentally an activity conducted by learners, so it is necessary to pay attention to Chinese learners of MOOCs in this study and to listen to their voice. What do we know about them? How are they learning online? How do they feel about online learning? These questions and the corresponding answers make an important basis for construction and development of Chinese MOOCs. This chapter, using the learner study done by mooc.guokr.com from 2013 to 2015, tries to analyze learners of MOOCs from eight dimensions, namely learners’ basic information, learning experience, learning preference, learning motives, participation in teaching–learning interaction, learning satisfaction, learning difficulties, and learning platforms and tool, and also made evaluations of their learning qualities.

References

  1. Han, X., Zhai, W., & Cheng, J. (2013). A dialectical analysis of cMOOC & xMOOC and their integration into the ecological chain of higher education. Modern Distance Education Research, 6, 3–10.Google Scholar
  2. Zheng, Q., Li, Q., & Li, C. (2015). Investigation of teaching modes of Chinese MOOCs. Open Education Research, 6, 71–79.Google Scholar

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© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Beijing Normal UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Universidad Internacional de La Rioja (UNIR)LogroñoSpain

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