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LASyM: A Learning Analytics System for MOOCs

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Now-a-days, the Web has revolutionized the authors' vision as to how deliver courses in a radically transformed and enhanced way. Boosted by Cloud computing, the use of the Web in education has revealed new challenges and looks forward to new aspirations such as MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) as a technology-led revolution ushering in a new generation of learning environments. Expected to deliver effective education strategies, pedagogies and practices, which lead to student success, the massive open online courses, considered as the \"Linux of education\", are increasingly developed by elite US institutions such MIT, Harvard and Stanford by supplying open/distance learning for large online community without paying any fees, MOOCs have the potential to enable free university-level education on an enormous scale.