Coursera

February 7, 2013

Coursera courses I’m taking this semester: Building an Information Risk Management Toolkit Barbara Endicott-Popovsky University of Washington Grow to Greatness: Smart Growth for Private Businesses, Part I Edward D. Hess University Of Virginia, Darden School Of Business The Modern and the Postmodern Michael S. Roth Wesleyan University Social Network Analysis Lada Adamic University of Michigan […]

December 15, 2012

Coursera courses I’ve completed: (This post has been updated and is current) Building an Information Risk Management Toolkit Barbara Endicott-Popovsky University of Washington Completed March 2013 Grow to Greatness: Smart Growth for Private Businesses, Part I Edward D. Hess University Of Virginia, Darden School Of Business Completed March 2013 Ideas inspired by this class Gamification […]

October 15, 2012

Coursera classes can range up to 100k students. While scoring multiple choice exams is trivial, how do they handle grading essays written by that many students? Part One of an essay assignment in a Coursera class involves, not surprisingly, writing the essay. You have a week, or two at the most. Part Two, which can […]

September 27, 2012

I’m enrolled in three courses this fall through Coursera. Coursera is a MOOC system with a twist: The courses offered are by professors from Stanford and Ivy League schools. To me, it’s a big step in education when the highest quality in the world is accessible to anyone, anywhere, free. For my classes, I chose […]