10 Jul '14, 6am

Trampled over by a horde of MOOCs lezenswaardig artikel over gebruik van MOOCs

Trampled over by a horde of MOOCs lezenswaardig artikel over gebruik van MOOCs

Remember your first day of college? How you felt when you first set foot on that sprawling campus with its freshly cut grass and unrequited intellectual possibilities? Well, it all came rushing back when I joined my first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). My sister in law casually mentioned that she was taking a combinatorics class on Coursera.com taught by a professor from Princeton University. As a liberal-arts undergrad, that piqued my attention – “really? I can take a bona fide science class from a top university and not get rejected? And all for free???” The answer was a resounding, "yes!" I started tepidly, like a freshmen would, logged onto Coursera and signed up for 'Health Informatics in the Cloud' by Mark Braunstein from Georgia Tech (I work in healthcare). Great professor, great practical lectures and a plethora of interesting interviews from established and em...

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