"MOOCs, shorthand for massive open online courses, have been widely critiqued for their miniscule completion rates. Industry reports and instructional designers alike typically report that only between 5 to 15 percent of students who start free open online courses end up earning a certificate."—Source: EdSurge
WHY THIS MATTERS:
Since their inception, MOOCs have had abysmal completion numbers. But when students feel more invested, completion rates surge. This article shares advice to help students finish what they've started.