Authors: Gaurav Kumar Singh, Abhay Doke, Varun Kumar, Savita Bhat, Niranjan Pedanekar
Abstract: A Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is a series of video lectures delivered by experts and hosted on the internet for viewing. Given the variety of MOOCs available for a variety of subjects, choosing a MOOC can be a challenge for a learner. In this paper, we propose MOOClens, a visualization tool for comparing and exploring courses using parameters such as difficulty, length of lectures and conceptual content. It uses a horizontal stack visualization for course and lecture overview, and a heat map for understanding the important concepts in a course.