René Kizilcec, Stanford University (image) Stanford University Share Print E-Mail Caption René Kizilcec, doctoral candidate in Stanford's Department of Communication, is lead author of a study showing how affirmation activities encourage MOOC completion in underdeveloped nations. Credit L.A. Cicero / Stanford News Service Usage Restrictions The image may only be used with the appropriate credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.