Monthly Archives: December 2012

Mechanical MOOC kindly asks you to start your engines #mooc #mmooc #seq7jan13

Seq7Jan13: Mailed December 18, 2012. Good people of the Mechanical MOOC, Welcome to an experiment in online learning. MOOC knows you’re mighty excited to begin learning Python. We’ll be up and operational shortly. Read on to find out what happens … Continue reading

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Sign up confirmation for the January 7, 2013 sequence #mooc #mmooc #seq7jan13

Greetings Mechanical MOOCster, Welcome to A Gentle Introduction to Python, the world’s first Mechanical Massive Open Online Course.  This course is created by the Mechanical MOOC out of existing, openly available educational resources across the web, including course materials from … Continue reading

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Week 8 plus 1 #mooc #mmooc #seq15oct12

Seq15Oct12: Mailed December 17, 2012. Mechanical MOOCers, We’re wondering if you miss receiving your weekly e-mail as much as we miss sending it.  So we’re sending another.  We hope those of you who had some work left are happily moving … Continue reading

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Python Week 4 – nearly half way! #mooc #mmooc #seq26nov12

Seq26Nov12: Mailed December 17, 2012. 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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What to do if you can’t keep pace #mooc #mmooc #seq26nov12

Seq26Nov12: Mailed December 13, 2012. MOOCsters, We know that many of our learners may be struggling to keep pace due to the ordinary challenges we all face–work responsibilities, family obligations, health issues–and that every so often extraordinary circumstances arise such … Continue reading

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Tell us what you think #mooc #mmooc #seq15oct12

Seq15Oct12: Mailed December 13, 2012. 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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A little help please #mooc, #mmooc #seq15oct12

One of our sequence 1 (Seq15October12) participants is struggling with an assignment and so far not getting an assist on OpenStudy.  Anyone want to step up and help?  Just answer in the comments here. Dear MOOC: I am trying to … Continue reading

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