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EdTechX: A MOOC about Integrating Education Technology - EdTech Researcher. MOOCs: Top 10 Sites for Free Education With Elite Universities. MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Courses.

MOOCs: Top 10 Sites for Free Education With Elite Universities

Although there has been access to free online courses on the Internet for years, the quality and quantity of courses has changed. Access to free courses has allowed students to obtain a level of education that many only could dream of in the past. This has changed the face of education. In The New York Times article Instruction for Masses Knocked Down Campus Walls, author Tamar Lewin stated, “in the past few months hundreds of thousands of motivated students around the world who lack access to elite universities have been embracing them as a path toward sophisticated skills and high-paying jobs, without paying tuition or collecting a college degree.”

Although MOOCs are the latest trend, not everyone agrees that schools should offer them. There may also be some issues for students who lack motivation. For those who desire a free education and have the motivation, the following includes the: Top 10 Sites for Information about MOOCs: Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology. Geetha Narayanan's journey from starting up with INR 1000 to becoming an education visionary. Geetha Narayanan started her career as a school teacher in 1971 and formed Ujwal Trust with 5 other women and INR 1000 in 1982, with which she a started the Mallya Aditi International School and later on in 1996 founded Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology.

Geetha Narayanan's journey from starting up with INR 1000 to becoming an education visionary

She dons the hat of the founder and director of both these institutions today. She has dedicated her life to finding and establishing new models of educational institutions with a vision of learning rather than schooling. These educational models are creative, synergistic, are beyond dualities of art-science, mind-body or even east-west and have a holistic approach towards learning. She is also the author and principal investigator of Project Vision, an international research initiative that is trying to develop instructional strategies and technology-related tools that foster creative cognitive architectures in young children from urban poor communities. She has been and believes in being a curator rather than a leader. Share. CS50: Introduction to Computer Science. This is CS50x, Harvard University's introduction to the intellectual enterprises of computer science and the art of programming for majors and non-majors alike, with or without prior programming experience.

CS50: Introduction to Computer Science

An entry-level course taught by David J. Malan, CS50x teaches students how to think algorithmically and solve problems efficiently. Topics include abstraction, algorithms, data structures, encapsulation, resource management, security, software engineering, and web development. Languages include C, Python, SQL, and JavaScript plus CSS and HTML. Problem sets inspired by real-world domains of biology, cryptography, finance, forensics, and gaming.

Students who earn a satisfactory score on 9 problem sets (i.e., programming assignments) and a final project are eligible for a certificate. Justin Reich. · La plateforme mondiale pour le changement. Geetha Narayanan. Out Of Eden Learn. What People in 1899 Thought the Year 2000 Would Look Like. Project Zero. Subscribe to ART21 Emails. Current subscribers: To manage your email preferences, please submit your email address using the form above.

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