Courtesy of: MOOCs.com
Professors from MIT and Harvard report on their first year in MOOCs and the edX project:
- There were 841,687 registrations from 597,692 unique users
- Only 5 percent earned a certificate of completion.
- One-third of users never viewed any course materials.
- More than half of those who completed at least half of the course went on to earn a certificate of completion
Education Week article from one of the authors,