Covid-Driven Shift to Online Education Fuels Supply Chain MicroMasters Growth

A surge in the number of registrants and verified learners in the MITx MicroMasters® Program in Supply Chain Management attests to the increasing appeal of online education during the Covid-19 pandemic. The numbers also suggest that supply chain management — a subject popularized by the pandemic — is attracting a growing number of virtual learners.

MITili Learning Effectiveness Research Grant

We aim to better understand learner engagement in massive open online education in Supply Chain Management by applying learning analytics. MOOC learners can be categorized into three distinct groups: Learners, Voyeurs, and Zombies.