A New MOOCs’ Recommendation Framework based on LinkedIn Data

  • Kais DaiEmail author
  • Ana Fernández Vilas
  • Rebeca P. Díaz Redondo
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Educational Technology book series (LNET)


We propose a new framework for recommending Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to lifelong learners. Our approach can be summarized in two steps: (1) recommending MOOCs to potential learners according to their curricular information by relying on their LinkedIn profiles, and (2) recommending topics of interest to MOOCs’ providers by considering the job market needs. We also provide some insights about MOOCs of our Coursera dataset, thus to be taken into account during the decision process.


MOOCs Recommendation System Collaborative Filtering LinkedIn Coursera 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kais Dai
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ana Fernández Vilas
    • 1
  • Rebeca P. Díaz Redondo
    • 1
  1. 1.Information & Computing Lab., AtlantTIC Research CenterUniversity of VigoVigoSpain

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