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Turkish
p-ISSN 2146-796X
e-ISSN 2146-7978
Editors
Yunus Söylet,
Recep Öztürk,
Salih Murat Akkın,
Süphan Nasır
2017 Volume 7
 
 
Deomed Publishing
 
Volume 7, Issue 1, April 2017,
Page(s): 46-71
Literature Review
Received: September 21, 2016; Accepted: January 15, 2017; Published online: April 29, 2017
doi:10.2399/yod.17.001; Copyright © 2017, Deomed
Students' Learning Outcomes in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): Some Suggestions for Course Design
Olga Pilli1 (E-mail), Wilfried Admiraal2
1Faculty of Education, Girne American University, Girne, TRNC; 2ICLON, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
Abstract
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) as a third generation distance education enable anyone anywhere to study for free in higher education. In recent years, various studies have been conducted on the position of MOOCs in education, but studies on students' learning outcomes are limited. In this study, literature concerning students' learning outcomes in MOOCs was explored with the aim of identifying a set of suggestions to design open online courses. The review was accomplished through a systematic search within scientific literature databases followed by a critical analysis with the main components of 3P (presage-process-product) model of teaching and learning (Biggs, 2003). Findings of the 56 publications were synthesized which resulted in the formulation of 13 course design suggestions in order to enhance students' engagement, academic achievement and lower attrition rate attrition. Some implications are proposed for further research and for providers to improve and enrich the current context of MOOCs to optimize students' learning outcomes.
Keywords: 3P model, achievement, assessment, engagement, learning outcomes.
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