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The Differences between MOOC State and The No-Pay MBA

When I decided to start this blog, I knew there would be a lot of comparisons drawn between my project and Laurie Pickard’s No-Pay MBA… 565 more words


Learn Signal Processing with Alan Oppenheim, MITx and OCW

Much of what we do today, if we do it successfully, depends on the digital analysis and control of signals. Our computers, smart phones, video cameras, microwaves, GPS systems, all record and process discrete data signals. 261 more words

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It's been a good (online) year

Last week I somewhat unexpectedly spent a couple of days in Zagreb. I say unexpectedly because I hadn’t planned on going back before the end of the winter semester, which is in early February at my institution. 813 more words


Why I Chose Indiegogo Over Kickstarter to Crowdfund "BYOB"

Yesterday, I publicly launched the crowdfunding campaign for my upcoming online course and e-book entitled “BYOB: Using Bitcoin to Be Your Own Bank.” While I wish I could have followed in… 774 more words


What Are MOOCs Good For?

A few years ago, the most enthusiastic advocates of MOOCs believed that these “massive open online courses” stood poised to overturn the century-old model of higher education. 117 more words


Course Review: Saylor's Introduction to Computer Science I

Like every other Saylor class I’ve taken, Introduction to Computer Science I starts out at a VERY basic level. For most people, the first sub-unit can probably be skipped without any effect on your learning. 332 more words


Reflecting on the Givercraft Experience

Taking several steps back and reflecting on this course in its entirety, I realized that the open-ended nature of the course assignment, to create a K-12 MOOC through MinecraftEdu, was in itself a model about how to integrate technology into teaching, learning, and assessments.  6,445 more words