Category Archives: MOOCs

MOOCs: A Pragmatic View

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have had a tremendous impact on education.  They have been mentioned in many major news outlets, causing controversy and an anti-MOOC backlash.  Prof. Mohamed Noor of Duke University has shared his personal experiences with running … Continue reading

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My First MOOC Experience, Part 2

  I previously posted about about my first two weeks in the MOOC course Computing for Data Analysis.  The course focuses on explaining the ins and outs of using the R programming language for data analysis and graphing.  Now the class … Continue reading

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My First MOOC Experience, Part 1

The teaching community has been abuzz over the past few years about MOOCs.  Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are free classes offered from major universities.  I plan on discussing the idea of MOOCs in a future post.  For now, I … Continue reading

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