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An Adaptive Learning Approach Using a Full Engagement Educational Framework

  • Rocael Hernández
  • Hector R. Amado-SalvatierraEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 13)

Abstract

This work presents an innovative framework with the aim to create full engagement for the learners on massive open online learning environments through a connectivist approach as an example of an adaptive learning experience. The proposed framework relies on the importance of creating engaging experiences before, during and after the finish of a course to increase learners’ participation and reduce drop-out rates with the help of learning analytics. This work presents a compelling idea in the universe of MOOCs: It intends to expand the efforts of the learning design team to achieve pre and post-course engagement, where engagement take the form of an ongoing community of learners. This research provides results from the first successful experiences in two MicroMasters “Professional Android Developer”, taught in English, and one specialization taught in Spanish: “E-Learning for teachers: create innovative activities and content” at the edX platform.

Keywords

Interaction analysis MOOCs Engagement Adaptive learning 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work is partially supported by European Union through the Erasmus+ programme - projects MOOC-Maker and ACAI-LA 561533-EPP-1-2015-1-ES-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP, 561997-EPP-1-2015-1-ES-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rocael Hernández
    • 1
  • Hector R. Amado-Salvatierra
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.GES DepartmentGalileo UniversityGuatemalaGuatemala

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