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Udacity - Data Science Write Up

I completed the Udacity Course on Data Analytics.  It was a good learning on statistics, including linear regression and statistical significance.  I focused my effort on answering the question of whether the NYC subway could better predict ridership and thereby schedule employees more efficiently. 7 more words


The MOOC Experiment

By Dr. Mariappan Jawaharlal

New York Times declared 2012 as the year of the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). It was the year when Udacity, Coursera and edX, the three leading MOOC companies, took the education world by storm and promised a lot. 388 more words

MOOCs In The News

Project 6 and Nanodegree Earned!

Well that was pretty quick.  Right after my CheapSheet project, I dove right into learning about Jasmine testing. Unfortunately, there wasn’t a Udacity course ready by the time I started so I went straight to the Jasmine documentation, YouTube videos and general Google/Stack Overflow searching. 247 more words


Online higher education is growing up

Universities aren’t going anywhere. In spite of some predictions that MOOCs would make universities irrelevant, the fact that traditional higher education provides qualifications that employers still insist on basically guarantees their permanence on our education landscape. 1,532 more words


Accredible Partners With Udacity To Provide Context To Nanodegrees

Accredible, which provides online credentials as a service, is announcing a partnership today to provide digital certificates for Udacity’s burgeoning nanodegree program. The startup has created an API that pulls data from existing online learning platforms — in this case Udacity — and creates an online certificate that summarizes the student’s behavior and learning in a course. 450 more words



I was recently asked on Quora this question: What’s the worst way to learn programming?

Even though I am not a programmer but rather someone who is learning Python for fun, I did dare to answer the question. 173 more words


Udacity Kicks Off Enrollment For Its Swift-Focused iOS Developer 'Nanodegree'

If you’re looking for a way to gain the skills necessary to get a gig developing for iPhone and iPad, but unwilling to commit to a full-time college or university schedule, Udacity might have the answer. 273 more words