Adaptive and Intelligent MOOCs: How They Contribute to the Improvement of the MOOCs’ Effectiveness


Several traditional MOOCs have been developed utilizing particular traditional approaches for distance learning. The main objective of this article is to examine numerous studies and research about the provision of adaptive and intelligent MOOCs to address issues, such as dropout rate, for improving their efficiency compared to conventional MOOCs. Important issues that have been the essential study interests of MOOC scholars in recent years, including dropout rate, completion rate, loneliness, and other topics, were studied. Finally, the research questions posed on the effectiveness of Adaptive and Intelligent MOOCs, the learner’s characteristics used for adaptation, the adaptive and intelligent methods and techniques used, and the improvements they bring to traditional MOOCs as a compass for designing Adaptive and Intelligent MOOCs in the coming years, are discussed.


distance education; adaptive and intelligent MOOCs; personalized learning; MOOC challenges

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Published : 2023-04-13

PapadimitriouA. (2023). Adaptive and Intelligent MOOCs: How They Contribute to the Improvement of the MOOCs’ Effectiveness. International Journal of Research in E-Learning, 9(1), 1-21.

Alexandros Papadimitriou 
School of Humanities, Hellenic Open University, Greece  Greece

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