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Are students ‘too busy’ for MOOCs?

By vcarlson
February 12th, 2016

Sixty-eight percent of students who failed to complete a MOOC said a main reason was that they were "too busy."

MOOCs are often championed for their accessibility, their convenience, and their engaging use of video lectures. So why, with retention rates hovering between 5 and 10 percent, do students have such trouble actually getting through a course?

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