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Week 8 – Tell us what you think #mooc #mmooc #seq21oct13

Seq21Oct13: Mailed 19 December 2013. Mechanical MOOCians, We’ve distributed our last assignment e-mail, and we hope that wherever you are in the course progression, you are enjoying the journey.  Don’t worry that the course assignments are all out, we’re in … Continue reading

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Week 8 – The final countdown #mooc #mmooc #seq21oct13

Seq21Oct13: Mailed 16 December 2013. Mighty MOOCers, This is it.  The final week’s assignments.  We hope that you’ve learned some Python, made some friends and enjoyed this experiment in a new model for learning.  The final assignment: Codecademy: Units 21 – File … Continue reading

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Week 7 – Less reading, more coding #mooc #mmooc #seq21oct13

Seq21Oct13: Mailed 9 December 2013. MechMOOCsters, Week 7–less reading and watching, more coding. This week we will finish up the readings, videos and most of the Codecademy exercises, and begin to focus intensively on projects that will put what we’ve … Continue reading

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Week 6 – P2PU tip jar #mooc #mmooc #seq21oct13

Seq21Oct13: Sent 5 December 2013. Mechanical MOOCers, You may be wondering what it costs us to run the Mechanical MOOC course–after all, we’re helping hundreds of people to learn Python programming. The answer is not much, which is why we … Continue reading

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Week 6 – Let the projects begin! #mooc #mmooc #seq21oct 13

Seq21Oct3: Sent 2 December 2013. Mechanical MOOCers, Hope everyone had a good break, however you spent it. On to week 6. Here we begin a shift in the course materials from a focus on reading and exercises to project work. Now we’re gettin’ … Continue reading

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Break week – Take it easy #mooc #mmooc #seq21oct13

Seq21Oct13: Sent 25 November 2013. Mechanical MOOCians, We are hoping you’ve enjoyed the course so far, and we know you’ve been working hard.  We know from previous offerings of the course also, that some of you may be running a bit … Continue reading

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Week 5 – Halfway home! #mooc #mmooc #seq21oct13

Seq21Oct13: Mailed 18 November 2013. Mechanical MOOCers, Welcome back!  We resume with week 5.  You’re now midway through the adventure.  Hopefully you’ve had a good week of catching up, relaxing or working ahead. Here are your materials and assignments for this … Continue reading

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Week 4 – Almost half way! #mooc #mmooc #seq21oct13

Seq21Oct13: Mailed 11 November 13. Members of Mechanical MOOC nation, Welcome to week 4–you’ll be halfway done at the end of this week. Here are your materials and assignments: Materials: Text: Chapter 7 & 8 from How to Think Like a … Continue reading

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Week 3 – The Mechanical MOOC is recalculating your route #mooc #mmooc #seq21oct13

Seq21Oct13: Mailed 4 November 2013. Mechanical MOOCers, IMPORTANT PROGRAMMING NOTE: Our friends at Codecademy have been busy expanding their Python track from 12 units to 21, so the Mechanical MOOC is making adjustments on the fly.  We’ve redistributed the Python … Continue reading

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Week 2 – More fun with Python #mooc #mmooc #seq21oct13

Seq21Oct13: Mailed 28 October 13. Good people of the Mechanical MOOC, We now enter the second week of the Mechanical MOOC. If you’ve not completed the first week, don’t panic! You’re probably not alone and no points are deducted for … Continue reading

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