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Table 2 Descriptive statistics on the rank of learning motivation

From: Examining learning engagement in MOOCs: a self-determination theoretical perspective using mixed method

 Personal challengeCertificate or credentialIncrease in knowledge and skillsSocial communityInterest in topicPreparation for advanced placement examPreparation for advanced standing examReview of [course area] conceptsEmploymentRequired by my professor
Noncompletion
 N159>161162>162162161162162162161
 Mean4.164.962.496.153.376.356.606.136.678.24
 Median4.005.00**2.006.00**3.006.00*7.006.007.009.00
Completion
 N490492492492492492492492492491
 Mean3.954.052.825.083.716.736.276.086.708.14
 Median4.003.00**2.005.00**3.007.00*7.006.007.009.00
  1. This rank ranged from 1 to 10. The smaller number indicated the more important motivator
  2. **p < 0.01, *p < 0.05