Learner participation overview

The tables below provide summary details of learner participation across all launched courses, including conversion and ‘retention’ statistics for comparison between iterations of the same course.

Top-level stats   

[snapshot 20.11.15]
 
Delivery type Total enrolled (all)  Total active (live courses)  Total completed
Session-based 1,462,681  785,420 102,221
Always on / on-demand 387,986  151,479 7,473
Totals 1,850,667
 936,899 109,694

MOOC signups to-date

Course iteration engagement summary

 
Course Total sign-up
Total Active
Active first week
Active last week
Completed (SoA)
AI Planning 001 27,123 15,546 10,776 695 654
AI Planning 002 32,317 16,654 8,108 1,956 594
AI Planning 003 27,997 15,752 2,524 349
Astrobiology 001 45,481 20,692 18,324 3,637 7,707
Astrobiology 002 22,291 12,597 6,809 3,072 2,624
Astrobiology 003 12,174
Critical Thinking 001 87,675 35,367 23,296 1,630 6,909
Critical Thinking 002 71,382 34,967 13,525 7,522 3,966
Critical Thinking 003 61,621 29,708 16,591 2,660
EDC 001 39,758 21,862 17,307 1,134 1,719
EDC 002 24,572 12,263 4,267 986 369
EDC 003 11,383 6,060 2,254 632 241
Equine Nutrition 001 23,560 18,998 15,100 5,658 8,416
Equine Nutrition 002 15,718 10,241 6,056 3,293 3,065
Equine Nutrition 003 11,527 7,398 5,238 1,929 1,996
Intro to Philosophy 001 112,897 53,255 39,013 10,586 9,445
Intro to Philosophy 002 65,772 38,701 14,760 4,414 4,200
Intro to Philosophy 003 33,564 21,914 7,609 1,909 2,019
Intro to Philosophy 004 53,529 33,383 11,832 6,391 2,248
Higgs Boson 001 16,963 10,134 8,279 1,802 1,269
Higgs Boson 002 5,380 3,190 414
Warhol 001 27,669 16,286 12,822 2,492 978
Warhol 002 13,831 8,302 5,417 1,932 321
AstroTech 001 20,619 12,783 8,350 5,270 3,622
AstroTech 002 9,779 5,198 1,182
EDIVET 001 10,553 8,101 6,464 2,305 1,725
EDIVET 002 8,817 6,119 3,987 1,455
Music Theory 001 89,895 53,924 33,288 10,064 4,355
Music Theory 002 85,142 41,208
Animal Welfare 001 34,556 20,776 12,235 6,079 5,515
Animal Welfare 002 22,954 15,244 3,766 3,210
Clinical Psychology 001 62,175 33,388 19,022 9,772 5,416
Clinical Psychology 002 25,954 15,234 7,886 1,919
Scottish Referendum 001 9,481 5,501 4,272 1,415 1,641
Football 001 7,764 3,917 2,560 527 385
Philosophy & Sciences 001 61,052 27,361 12,193 2,114 1,496
Chickens 001 13,381 9,083 2,492
Code Yourself 001 59,529 37,536 1,595
A Programar 001 25,253 17,064 1,592
UK General Election 001 4,548 2,950 788
Learning for Sustainability 001 12,423 4,414 300
Philosophy & Sciences 002 19,883 9,398 not yet finished
Mental Health 001 8,465  2,627  375
Victorian Photography 001 7,542  3,376  1,677  378
Nudge it 001 18,732  6,948  3,450  617
Totals 1,462,681
785,420 391,321 99,216 102,221

 

Averages and conversions

Drawing on the data above – gaps denote the course is still in progress.

Course Sign-up > Active
First week > Total Active
Last week > Total Active
Sign-up > SoA
Active > SoA
AI Planning 001 57% 69% 4% 2% 4%
AI Planning 002 52% 49% 12% 2% 4%
Astrobiology 001 45% 89% 18% 17% 37%
Astrobiology 002 57% 54% 24% 12% 21%
Critical Thinking 001 40% 66% 5% 8% 20%
Critical Thinking 002 49% 39% 22% 6% 11%
EDC 001 55% 79% 5% 4% 8%
EDC 002 50% 35% 8% 2% 3%
Equine Nutrition 001 81% 79% 30% 36% 44%
Equine Nutrition 002 65% 59% 32% 19% 30%
Intro to Philosophy 001 47% 73% 20% 8% 18%
Intro to Philosophy 002 59% 38% 11% 6% 11%
Intro to Philosophy 003 65% 35% 9% 6% 9%
Higgs Boson 001 60% 82% 18% 7% 13%
Warhol 001 59% 79% 15% 4% 6%
AstroTech 001 61% 65% 41% 18% 28%
EDIVET 001 77% 80% 28% 16% 21%
Music Theory 001 60% 62% 19% 5% 8%
Animal Welfare 001 60% 59% 29% 16% 27%
Clinical Psychology 001 54% 57% 29% 9% 16%
Clinical Psychology 001 54% 57% 29% 9% 16%
Scottish Referendum 001 58% 78% 26% 17% 30%
Football 001 50% 65% 13% 5% 10%
Philosophy and the Sciences 001 45% 45% 8% 2% 5%
Mean for courses
57%
62% 19%
10%
17%
Overall total
47%
60% 17%
7%
16%

* Activity in week 1, less of an indicator of overall activity in second iterations

Visual comparison of participation

A graph to show the total number per participation type in each course iteration.

Learner participation by number

A graph to show the proportion of participation in each course iteration as a percentage of the total registered.

Learner participation by percentage

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