Our chapter on “When Learning Analytics Meets MOOCs – a Review on iMooX Case Studies” got published within the book series Communications in Computer and Information Science.
The field of Learning Analytics has proven to provide various solu- tions 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.
Reference: Khalil, M. and M. Ebner (2016). When Learning Analytics Meets MOOCs – a Review on iMooX Case Studies. Innovations for Community Services: 16th International Conference, I4CS 2016, Vienna, Austria, June 27-29, 2016, Revised Selected Papers. G. Fahrnberger, G. Eichler and C. Erfurth. Cham, Springer International Publishing: 3-19