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Python – Week 8 #mmoc #mmooc #seq7jan13

Seq7Jan13: Mailed 4 March 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 12 … Continue reading

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Week 7 – Less reading, more coding #mooc #mmooc #seq7jan13

Seq7Jan13: Sent 25 February 2013. MechMOOCsters, Week 7–less reading and watching, more coding. This week we will finish up the readings, videos and Codecademy exercises, and begin to focus intensively on projects that will put what we’ve learned to practice … Continue reading

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Week 6 – Let the projects begin #mooc #mmooc #seq7jan13

Seq7Jan13: Mailed 20 February 2013. Mechanical MOOCers, On to to week 6–a few days late.  Sorry to have missed the Monday distribution.  Here we begin a shift in the course materials from a focus on reading and exercises to project work. Now we’re … Continue reading

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Week 5 – Halfway home! #mooc #mmooc #seq7jan13

Seq7Jan13: Mailed 4 February 2013. Mechanical MOOCers, Welcome to week 5–you’re midway through the adventure.  If you are getting a little behind or feeling a little overwhelmed, despair not.  We’ve planned to take a little break next week so everyone can … Continue reading

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What’s your (Mechanical MOOC) story? #mooc #mmooc #seq7jan13

Seq7Jan13: Mailed 31 January 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 #seq7jan13

Seq7Jan13: Mailed 28 January 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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What to do if you can’t keep pace #mooc #mmooc #seq7Jan13

Seq7Jan13: Mailed 25 January 2013. 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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