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VET moocs: Discovering a recipe for success


Paton, Rachael, VET moocs: Discovering a recipe for success, InVET Magazine, Insources Performance Solutions Provider, Sydney, 2017, June, pp. 11-12. (2017) [Magazine Article]

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There are currently 4,930 nationally registered VET organisations and 41 universities, operating across Australia. Although the number of VET providers outweighs universities by 120%, Australian universities are offering 72% of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) with VET trailing at 18%. While international learner completion results for university MOOCs are cited as being 6%-38%. This article reports on the preliminary findings from an action research study of learners enrolled in VET MOOCs, Small Private Online Courses and online courses, at the Canberra Institute of technology. With learner analytics indicating VET MOOCs are achieving student completion rates of 63% over two years.

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Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:MOOC, vocational education and training, VET, motivation
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and pedagogy
Research Field:Vocational education and training curriculum and pedagogy
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Learner and learning
Objective Field:Learner and learning not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Paton, Rachael (Mrs Rachael Paton)
ID Code:121418
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2017-09-28
Last Modified:2017-09-28

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