MOOC Videos-Derived Emotions

C.J. Chen, V.S. Wong, C.S. Teh, K.M. Chuah


MOOC, the acronym for Massive Open Online Course, is a relatively new medium for online course delivery that affords open access and mass participation of learners. Nevertheless, the high drop-out rate of MOOC learners remains as a challenge. Videos are extensively used as a medium of instruction in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and emotions play an important role in learning. This raises the question on how emotions relate to the various types of MOOC video. Thus, this paper examines the emotions derived by different types of commonly used MOOC videos. The study reveals that Picture in Picture, Text Overlay, Khan Style Tablet Capture, Screencast, and Animation video types in MOOCs are able to induce positive emotions and thus, should be leveraged by MOOC developers.


Emotion; MOOC; Video;

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