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Table 1 RQ4 and RQ5 courses characteristics

From: Defining and measuring completion and assessment biases with respect to English language and development status: not all MOOCs are equal

  ESD.SCM1x 8.MReVx 7.00x.2
Course title Supply chain and logistics fundamentals Mechanics ReView Introduction to biology—the secret of life
Duration (weeks) 13 11 (+ 2 optional) 16
Function Part of a full online program Introductory course Introductory course
Instruction language English English English
Instruction model Instruction led Instruction led Instruction led
N viewed 25,891 15,960 15,712
n certified 2184 502 940
Gender (%)
 Male/female/other or missing
70/22/8 72/15/13 51/39/10
Education (%)
 Secondary/college/advanced
13/45/34 32/32/21 31/31/28
Top three participating countries US (21%) US (25%) US (34%)
India (13%) India (17%) India (8%)
Brazil (4%) UK (3%) UK (4%)
Total number of countries 201 180 189
  JPAL101SPAx CTL.CFx 3.MatSelx
Course title Evaluación de Impacto de Programas Sociales Supply chain comprehensive exam Structural materials: selection and economics
Duration (weeks) 6 1 3
Function NA Proctored exam for the MITx MicroMasters credential in supply chain management Engineering introductory course
Instruction language Spanish English English
Instruction model Self paced Instruction led Self paced
N viewed 6041 765 884
n certified 441 397 884
Gender (%)
 Male/female/other or missing
44/46/10 74/18/7 54/34/11
Education (%)
 Secondary/college/advanced
7/46/32 5/42/46 25/24/40
Top three participating countries Peru (15%) US (25%) US (36%)
Mexico (15%) India (7%) India (7%)
Chile (15%) UK (4%) UK (4%)
Total number of countries 87 107 74