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When Learning Analytics Meets MOOCs - a Review on iMooX Case Studies

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The field of Learning Analytics has proven to provide various solutions to online educational environments. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are considered as one of the most emerging online environments. Its substantial growth attracts researchers from the analytics field to examine the rich repositories of data they provide. The present paper contributes with a brief literature review in both prominent fields. Further, the authors overview their developed Learning Analytics application and show the potential of Learning Analytics in tracking students of MOOCs using empirical data from iMooX.


  • Learning analytics
  • Massive open online courses (MOOCs)
  • Completionrate
  • Literature
  • Engagement
  • Evaluation
  • Prototype

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Khalil, M., Ebner, M. (2016). When Learning Analytics Meets MOOCs - a Review on iMooX Case Studies. In: Fahrnberger, G., Eichler, G., Erfurth, C. (eds) Innovations for Community Services. I4CS 2016. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 648. Springer, Cham.

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