Monthly Archives: October 2013

Wondering how we made the Mechanical MOOC? #mooc #mmooc

Thanks to the staff at Peer 2 Peer University, now you can learn the story behind the learning through this spiffy new report by P2PU’s Bekka Kahn, “How We Made The Mechanical MOOC – Freerange Learning With a Mechanical Guide.” … 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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Two things as you get underway #mooc #mmooc #seq21oct13

Seq21Oct13: Mailed 24 October 2013. Hey Mechanical MOOCers, We hope you’re enjoying week one of the course. Two things as you work your way though the initial tasks: Thing one. We can guarantee that learning Python will be equal parts … Continue reading

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We begin #mooc #mmooc #seq21oct13

Seq21Oct13: Mailed 21 October 2013. 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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Legalese #mooc #mmooc #seq21oct 13

Seq21Oct13: Sent 18 October 2013. Mechanical MOOCsketeers, Our goal is to help thousands learn to code Python, but also to better understand how large group online learning works, so we’ll be looking at questions like how peers in this community … Continue reading

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A few tips on MOOCing mechanically #mooc #mmooc #seq21oct13

Seq21Oct13: Sent 17 October 2013. 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 your course … Continue reading

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Making sure you are ready to go #mooc #mmooc #seq21oct13

Seq21Oct13: Sent 16 October 2013. 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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