Monthly Archives: December 2012

Week 5 – Halfway home! #mooc #mmooc #seq26nov12

Seq26Nov12: Mailed 31 December 12. Mechanical MOOCers, Happy MOOCin’ New Year!  Hope you had a great week off. Welcome to week 5–you’re midway through the adventure. Here are your materials and assignments: Materials: Text: Chapter 9 & 10 from How to … Continue reading

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A week to go #mooc #mmooc #seq7jan13

Seq7jan13: Mailed 31 December 12. Mechanical MOOCsters, Happy new year to all!  We are now a week away from the start of the class, which begins January 7th. If you requested assignment to a group of learners, you’ll receive an … Continue reading

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OpenStudy 10,000 of your best friends, all studying in the same place #mooc #mmooc #seq7jan13

Mechanical MOOCsters, Introducing OpenStudy. It’s no fun to study alone, especially something like coding. It can be frustrating trying to figure out why your code won’t work, and often the answer is a quick little thing that you just overlooked. … Continue reading

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Codecademy: Cool coding exercises made super easy #mooc #mmooc #seq7jan13

Seq7Jan13: Mailed 23 December 12. Mighty MOOCers, Introducing Codecademy. Learning a coding language can be a little intimidating, especially if you’ve never programmed before. There’s special software to download and learn and you need to understand a bit more about … Continue reading

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What’s your (Mechanical MOOC) story? #mooc #mmooc #seq26Nov12

Seq26Nov12: Mailed 20 Dec 2012. Mechanical MOOCers, As you know, we’re trying a whole new approach to providing massive open online courses with the Mechanical MOOC. We’d love to know how you think it’s going so far. Please consider taking … Continue reading

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Better Know a Resource, Installment 1: MIT OpenCourseWare #mooc #mmooc #seq7jan13

Seq7Jan13: Mailed 20 Dec 2012. Good people of the Mechanical MOOC, Introducing MIT OpenCourseWare. For ten years, MIT OpenCourseWare has published MIT’s core academic materials-syllabi, lecture notes, assignments and exams-freely and openly on the web for anyone to learn from. Learn they … Continue reading

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A new dawn for Python (instruction) #mooc #mmooc #seq7jan13

Seq7Jan13: Mailed December 19, 2012. Members of Mechanical MOOC nation, The Mechanical MOOC course A Gentle Introduction to Python will begin on January 7th. Just weeks from now the gears will begin to turn! Here’s some idea of what to … Continue reading

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