MOOC Motivation

Posted: August 7, 2013 in Moodle MOOC posts
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A research study by Education technology company Instructure Inc. and research firm Qualtrics about MOOC participants motivation draws the conclusion that the main motivator for enrollment among 35% of MOOC participants is personal or professional development and the fact that MOOCs are free.

MOOC participants are highly educated and they are not typical college kids, many of them older people have already earned advanced degrees.

http://www.educationnews.org/online-schools/survey-finds-curiosity-no-cost-motivate-successful-mooc-students/

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