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April 28

Programmation sur iPhone et iPad
Ce cours s'adresse aux personnes compétentes en programmation et possédant de bonnes notions sur l'utilisation des langages objets (Objective C, C++, Java, Ada), des langages procéduraux (C) ainsi que des principes de base en système d'exploitation (interruptions, notion d'événement, etc). Ce MOOC de 10 semaines est consacré à la programmation sur iPhone et iPad. Les séances abordent successivement les principaux mécanismes offerts par iOS pour le développement d'...

May 5

Aprende Análisis Estadístico de Datos con R (2ª edición)
R es un entorno informático de computación estadística y de generación de gráficos. R funciona en un amplio rango de sistemas operativos como UNIX, Windows o MacOS. Pese a su potencialidad, versatilidad y flexibilidad; R puede parecer árido en el momento en que el usuario trata de interaccionar con sus componentes. Se suele decir que “la curva de aprendizaje es lenta”. Sin embargo, los resultados que produce son ampliamente satisfactorios. Este curso está destinado a “lubricar” es...

Curso Básico en Economía (2ª edición)
En este curso ofrecemos al alumno las claves básicas para comprender los principios básicos que rigen la economía que nos rodea en el día a día.

May 19

Explore the Lost Harbour of Ancient Rome - Archaeology of Portus MOOC (FutureLearn)
This free online course will focus on the archaeological work in progress at the Roman site of Portus and explores how we work at Portus and what the site tells us about the Roman Mediterranean and imperial Rome itself. The MOOC will provide access to Portus Project research data, which was funded by the AHRC and the Soprintendenza Speciale per i Beni Archeologici di Roma. In this way the MOOC will encourage real archaeological activities by learners. The MOOC will reflect the international co...

October 15

The Fascination of Crystals and Symmetry
Rubies, sugar, snowflakes: crystals are beauty, arranged in grid structures. This MOOC explains the basic building blocks of crystals, their symmetrical structure and introduces free software for crystal structure exploring.­­

November 3

Internationales Agrarmanagement
Landwirtschaft ist heute Management. Um wirtschaftlich entscheiden zu können, brauchen Agraringenieure und Landwirte ausgeprägtes Fachwissen. Das vermittelt der Kurs anhand realer, aktueller Betriebsbeispiele. Auf Deutsch und Russisch.

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NU expands online learning opportunities with 1st MOOC - Daily Nebraskan
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NU expands online learning opportunities with 1st MOOC Daily Nebraskan Mary Niemiec never thought she would hear the words “traditional” and “online course” in the same sentence. But that was before Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs. MOOCs are online courses with no limit on the number of participants. Many are free ... [Link] Tue, 22 Apr 2014 05:03:53 GMT

How a MOOC can be your horse's friend - Horsetalk
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Horsetalk How a MOOC can be your horse's friend Horsetalk Earlier this year I had my first MOOC equine experience. We horse folks live in a world of acronyms, so it's only fair to let you in on the secret that MOOC means Massive Open Online Course. In short, an online course, open to all, with participation ... [Link] Tue, 22 Apr 2014 03:18:17 GMT

Who Does What in a Massive Open Online Course?
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Student-participation data from the inaugural MITx (now edX) course — 6.002x: Circuits and Electronics — unpacks MOOC student behavior. See it on Scoop.it, via Connectivism [Link] Mon, 21 Apr 2014 21:03:35 GMT

Online education, MOOCs to aid UNL's push for growth - Daily Nebraskan
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Online education, MOOCs to aid UNL's push for growth Daily Nebraskan Online and distance education is growing quickly at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and administrators expect it to be a key piece of the enrollment puzzle. In fall 2013, 6,633 students were enrolled in undergraduate online courses and fully online ... It's all online!Free Press Journal How free courses will impact employment and education sector in futureDaily News & Analysis Will online education replace college in 15-20 years?Worcester Telegram all 6 news articles » [Link] Mon, 21 Apr 2014 05:32:18 GMT

Taking Stock: Do MOOCs Work Best For Educated People? - Capital Notes (blog)
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Capital Notes (blog) Taking Stock: Do MOOCs Work Best For Educated People? Capital Notes (blog) After just a few years, an explosion of interest, a lot of criticism and some iteration, the MOOC craze has recently come under close scrutiny. A recent University of Pennsylvania study of the 16 courses that the university offered through Coursera ... MOOCs: What's a Great College Class Worth When It's Free?DailyFinance all 2 news articles » [Link] Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:07:52 GMT



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