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MOOCs in Europe: Evidence from pilot surveys with universities and MOOC learners

TitleMOOCs in Europe: Evidence from pilot surveys with universities and MOOC learners
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsMuñoz, J. C., Punie Y., & dos Santos A. I.
Corporate AuthorsJRC-IPTS
PublisherEuropean Commission
Date Published06/2016
KeywordsAcademic policy, accreditation, governmental policy, learner demographics, MOOCs, policy recommendations, re-skilling, up-skilling
Abstract

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 MOOCs are an important part of non-formal learning for individuals with higher education experience, particularly those who are either unemployed or low earners.
 MOOC certificates currently have low value in the labour market and in formal education.
 Data from studies of MOOCs in Europe sometimes differ from US studies.
 The number of MOOCS offered by HEIs in Europe is growing but they are not yet widespread.
 Digital competence is very important for participation in MOOCs.
 The socio-economic profile of MOOC learners varies according to the subject of the course.
 Feedback and interaction with peers and teachers is important for MOOC learners, but often

URLhttps://ec.europa.eu/jrc/sites/jrcsh/files/JRC%20brief%20MOOCs_JRC101956.pdf
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