Experiences with making a MOOC

Previously I wrote about my motivation to make a MOOC, a massive open online course, in this post I’ll talk a bit about my experiences in developing the material and my recommendations for developing material. Use an existing course If you are running a MOOC and there are thousands of people looking at your slides, everything Read more about Experiences with making a MOOC[…]

Teaching Software Architecture to Undergraduate Students: An Experience Report – Stephen Chenoweth

being a software architect is cool, it is the number 3 best job in the world, according to CNN. But, what is the most important skill one should have, asked Stephen. Mumbling all around in the room, and the answers, of course are very diverse. Abstraction, communication etc. Can you even teach those skills or Read more about Teaching Software Architecture to Undergraduate Students: An Experience Report – Stephen Chenoweth[…]

Perry Samson – Mining Student Notes in Real Time to Provide Study Guides

Perry Samson of the university of Michigan had to teach bigger and bigger classes and for this he has developed lecturetools.com where you as a lecturer can upload slides, add videos and both open and multiple choice questions and make sure your students are still with you. All these interactions, students logging in, answering questions etc. Read more about Perry Samson – Mining Student Notes in Real Time to Provide Study Guides[…]

Anka Mulder – Open and Online Education: the End of Education as We Know it?

The afternoon keynote is delivered by TU Delft’s own Anka Mulder. She asks us: What happened to telephone companies, record shops, travel agencies? The internet totally changed how they operate, they were forced to change. The same will happen to education, the internet will disrupt it. Many institutions aren’t worried yet. Their arguments include: “There was Read more about Anka Mulder – Open and Online Education: the End of Education as We Know it?[…]