Hi again Maha
Have you read “8 Things You Should Know About MOOCs” http://chronicle.com/article/8-Things-You-Should-Know-About/146901/ in the Chronicle’s Technology section? The article discusses a large-scale study (over half a million users). They’ve found that most of the MOOC users are male (76%!) and most are in North America (this latter point is not surprising but I hope MOOCs will soon reach a much broader population geographically). I wonder what contributes to the imbalance of male vs. female students, especially because there are more female college students both in the states and in institutions like AUC…I have some guesses about this but I’d like to know what you think.