Monthly Archives: July 2013

Week 6 – Let the projects begin #mooc #mmooc #seq17jun13

Seq17Jun13: Mailed 29 July 2013. Mechanical MOOCers, 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’ (more) real. Here are your materials and tasks: Materials: Text: … Continue reading

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Week 5 – A little Python humor #mooc #mmooc #seq17jun13

Seq17Jun13: Mailed 26 July 2013. Mighty MOOCsters, While you are working through this week’s assignments, we wanted to be sure you didn’t miss the Python community humor page.  It’s filled with humor only the initiated could appreciate–lucky for you, you’re initiated! … Continue reading

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Week 5 – Halfway home! #mooc #mmooc #seq17jun13

Seq17Jun13: Mailed 22 July 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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Break week – Take it easy #mooc #mmooc #seq17jun13

Seq17Jun13: Mailed 15 July 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 4 – What’s your Mech MOOC story? #mooc #mmooc #seq17jun13

Seq17Jun13: Mailed 11 July 2013. 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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Week 4 – Almost half way!#mooc #mmooc #seq17jun13

Seq17Jun13: Mailed 8 July 2013. 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 – What to do if you can’t keep pace #mooc #mmooc #seq17jun13

MOOCsters, In the States, this is a holiday week, and many of you may have vacation plans.  We know that many of our learners may also be struggling to keep pace due to the ordinary challenges we all face–work responsibilities, family … Continue reading

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