The higher education kerfuffle caused by 2013 surveys showing yawning gender gaps in massive open online courses (MOOCs) may have been premature.

women-moocs-educationAn online visualization tool breaking down reams of MOOC data from the edX partnership between Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) painted a much more equitable gender split in students taking the experimental courses around the world.

Sergiy Nesterko, a HarvardX research fellow, and MIT postdoctoral research fellow Daniel Seaton created the visual tool that helps researchers better understand the trove of online data...

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