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This article reports on the progress of users through 16 Coursera courses taught by University of Pennsylvania faculty for the first time between June 2012 and July 2013. This study advances knowledge by considering two definitions of massive open online course (MOOC) users - registrants and starters.Furthermore, the study compared two approaches to measuring student progress through a MOOC course, and examined several measures of MOOC outcomes and milestones.
Updated: Mar. 15, 2015
Promoting Human Capital Development: A Typology of International Scholarship Programs in Higher Education
This article clarifies the availability and characteristics of international scholarship programs that are sponsored by national and federal governments worldwide and that are intended to promote student mobility. Utilizing descriptive and cluster analyses, the article produces a framework for organizing the population of these programs.
Updated: Jul. 23, 2014