Monthly Archives: November 2012

A few tips on MOOCing mechanically #mmooc #mooc #seq26nov12

Seq26Nov12: Mailed November 27, 2012. Brave Mechanical MOOCers, A mechanical MOOC is unlike other online courses, or MOOCs, you may have taken in that we don’t have a central platform that you log into to access all of you course … Continue reading

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Week 6 – Let the projects begin #mmooc #mooc #seq15oct12

Seq15Oct12: Mailed November 26, 2012. Mechanical MOOCers, Welcome back. We hope the week off was a good one. On to to week 6–here we begin a shift in the course materials. One last reading, then all exercises and project work … Continue reading

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Welcome to your group #mmooc #mooc #seq26nov12

Seq26Nov12: Mailed November 26, 2012. MechMOOCsters, You are receiving this e-mail because when you registered for the course, you expressed a preference for studying in a group.  So group you we shall.  The Mechanical MOOC has assigned you to a … Continue reading

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Week 1 – We begin #mmooc #mooc #seq26nov12

Seq26Nov12: Mailed November 26, 2012. Mechanical MOOCsters, The start of the Mechanical MOOC A Gentle Introduction to Python is here! We begin our journey with a reading, a video, and some exercises from Codecademy before tackling the first homework assignment. … Continue reading

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Making sure you are ready to go #mmooc #seq26nov12 #mooc

Seq26Nov12: Mailed November 20, 2012. Mechanical MOOCers, People get ready–the course is comin’. In addition to the items in yesterday’s mail, please consider the followings steps: Watch Monty Python and the Holy Grail.If you’ve never watched it, you probably should … Continue reading

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A week to go #mmooc #seq26nov12

Seq26Nov12: Mailed November 19, 2012. Mechanical MOOCsters, We are now a week away from the start of the class, which begins November 26th. If you requested assignment to a group of learners, you’ll receive an e-mail this week with the … Continue reading

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Take a break (or not) #mmooc #seq15oct12

Seq15Oct12: Mailed November 19, 2012. Members of Mechanical MOOC nation, The community consensus seems to be for a break at this point, so we’ll be delaying the week 6 e-mail until the 26th. Turns out there is an Indian holiday … Continue reading

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