Penn GSE AHEAD

Presentations, Publications, & Working Papers

Alan Ruby

Ruby, A., Perna, L., Boruch, R., & Wang, N. (2015, December). Are there metrics for MOOCS from Social Media?. Ruby, A., Perna, L., Boruch, R., & Wang, N. (2015). Are There Metrics for MOOCS From Social Media?. Online Learning Journal, 19(5).. Publications
Hartley, M. & Ruby, A. (2015, May 11). The Future of Higher Education. The HEAD Foundation, located in Singapore, held their second series of workshops and invited four experts to discuss trends and challenges regarding the future of higher education. Penn AHEAD Executive Director Matthew Hartley and Penn AHEAD Senior Scholar Alan Ruby were among the the four invited participants.Dr. Hartley spoke about the challenges that US higher education faced during the 1990s and how institutions have evolved to overcome those challenges. He also spoke about higher education's collaboration and commitment to community stakeholders.Professor Ruby presented on the intention and purpose of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and student access to free and individualized learning.. Presentations
Perna, L.W., Ruby, A., Boruch, R., Wang, N., Scull, J., Ahmad, S., & Evans, C. (2014, December). Moving through MOOCs: Understanding the progression of users in MOOCs. Educational Researcher, 43, 421-432. Publications
Perna, L. W., Ruby, A., Boruch, R., Wang, N., Scull, J., Ahmad, S., & Evans, C. (2014, May 5). "Sequential flow". Excerpt from unpublished manuscript, Life cycle of a million MOOC users.. Policy Briefs
Perna, L. W., Ruby, A. (2014, May). Heavy weather: Fiscal Clouds and MOOC Waves in the Sunshine State. Times Higher Education. Publications
Perna, L. W., Ruby, A. (2014, May). Cautious towards MOOCs. ScienceGuide. Publications
Perna, L.W., & Ruby, A. (2013, December 5). Life cycle of a million MOOC users. MOOC Research Initiative, Arlington, Texas. Presentations