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Week 8 plus 1 #seq26nov13 #mooc #mmooc

Seq26Nov12: Mailed 28 January 2013. Mechanical MOOCers, We’re wondering if you miss receiving your weekly e-mail as much as we miss sending it.  So we’re sending another.  We hope those of you who had some work left are happily moving … Continue reading

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Tell us what you think #seq26nov13 #mooc #mmooc

Seq26Nov12: Mailed 25 January 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

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Python – Week 8 #mooc #mmooc #seq26nov12

Seq26Nov12: Mailed 21 January 2013. 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.  We’ll be asking you later in the week … Continue reading

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Week 7 – Pay it forward #mooc #mmooc #seq26nov12

Seq26Nov12: Mailed 17 January 13. Mechanical MOOCers, It’s week 7, and you are officially Mechanical MOOC veterans at this point. We hope you are learning a lot about Python, and we know we are learning a lot about learning.  Thanks … Continue reading

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Week 7 – Less reading, more coding #mooc #mmooc #seq26nov12

Seq25Nov12: Sent 14 January 13. 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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P2PU tip jar #mooc #mmooc #seq26nov13

Seq26Nov12: Sent 9 January 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

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Week 6 – Let the projects begin #mooc #mmooc #seq26nov12

Seq26Nov12: Sent 7 January 2013. Mechanical MOOCers, On to 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 assignments: Materials: Text: … Continue reading

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Python humor for the new year! #mooc #mmooc #seq26nov12

Seq26Nov12: Mailed 2 January 2013. Mighty MOOCsters, A new year, and more coding challenges!  But while you are working through them, we wanted to be sure you didn’t miss the Python community humor page.  It’s filled with humor only the initiated … Continue reading

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Week 5 – Halfway home! #mooc #mmooc #seq26nov12

Seq26Nov12: Mailed 31 December 12. Mechanical MOOCers, Happy MOOCin’ New Year!  Hope you had a great week off. Welcome to week 5–you’re midway through the adventure. Here are your materials and assignments: Materials: Text: Chapter 9 & 10 from How to … Continue reading

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What’s your (Mechanical MOOC) story? #mooc #mmooc #seq26Nov12

Seq26Nov12: Mailed 20 Dec 2012. 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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