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The return of le Mooc Mécanique #MMOOC

Super excited to announce the launch of a new and improved version of the Mechanical MOOC’s A Gentle Introduction to Python, put together by a new team at Peer2Peer University.  Uses many of the same approaches as MechMOOC Classic–same great taste with less … Continue reading

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Thanks iProgrammer!

iProgrammer included a nice mention of the Mechanical MOOC course in their June roundup.  Thanks for thinking of us! June Computing MOOCs and Open Courses Written by Sue Gee Wednesday, 29 May 2013 00:00 For many students June is the … Continue reading

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Presentation on the first offering of the Mechanical MOOC Python course

Steve Carson of MIT OpenCourseWare recently gave a presentation on the first offering of the Mechanical MOOC “A Gentle Introduction to Python” course at the 2013 Global OpenCourseWare Consortium Conference.  Here are the slides: M mooc ocwc13_carson_050813_p2pu from Steve Carson

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Peer 2 Peer University offers a #MOOC that cost nothing to make

Python programming MOOC built completely out of free and open resources CAMBRIDGE, MA, May 28, 2013 — Universities worldwide are pouring hundreds of thousands of dollars into each MOOC they offer through platforms like Udacity, Coursera and edX, and all … Continue reading

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Thanks @audreywatters / Hack Education for mentioning the Mech MOOC

Thanks to Audrey Watters who writes the amazing Hack Education blog for mentioning the Mechanical MOOC in her weekly update: The “Mechanical MOOC” — the introduction to Python programming course offered by P2PU, MIT OpenCourseware, Codecademy, and OpenStudy — will … Continue reading

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