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Monthly Archives: December 2013
A little-known fact about the Mechanical MOOC: it was originally going to be called a “headless MOOC,” owing to the lack of instructor presence. The good folks at P2PU gently suggested that that might not be the best image for … Continue reading
Seq21Oct13: Mailed 19 December 2013. 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
Seq21Oct13: Mailed 16 December 2013. Mighty MOOCers, This is it. The final week’s assignments. We hope that you’ve learned some Python, made some friends and enjoyed this experiment in a new model for learning. The final assignment: Codecademy: Units 21 – File … Continue reading
Seq21Oct13: Mailed 9 December 2013. MechMOOCsters, Week 7–less reading and watching, more coding. This week we will finish up the readings, videos and most of the Codecademy exercises, and begin to focus intensively on projects that will put what we’ve … Continue reading
Seq21Oct13: Sent 5 December 2013. Mechanical MOOCers, You may be wondering what it costs us to run the Mechanical MOOC course–after all, we’re helping hundreds of people to learn Python programming. The answer is not much, which is why we … Continue reading
Seq21Oct3: Sent 2 December 2013. Mechanical MOOCers, Hope everyone had a good break, however you spent it. 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’ … Continue reading