04 mai 2014

Passive MOOC Students Don’t Retain New Knowledge, Study Finds

http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/wiredcampus-45.pngBy . Students in massive open online courses are apt to take a passive approach to learning, avoiding collaboration with others, seeking only passing grades, and therefore not retaining new knowledge, a new study has found. Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University surveyed about 400 students who were taking the Harvard Medical School’s “Fundamentals of Clinical Trials,” a MOOC intended for health professionals and offered through the U.S.-based platform edX. More...

Posté par : pcassuto à - - Permalien [#]