MOOCing Again

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Remember MOOCs are Massive Open Online Courses. A smorgasbord of learning about practically any topic you can imagine offered by the world’s best universities. Generally For Free!  My friend, the consummate student, turned me onto this singular resource last fall. I jumped in and signed up for two classes in subjects of ongoing interest. I am sorry to say I finished neither, partly because a lot of late fall stuff of life. I loved the lectures from Princeton on world history; I was in a state of some confusion with the lectures on Kierkegaard from the University of Copenhagen but I knew they would be excellent exercises in thinking if only I could focus. The other reason I so easily dropped the project was that it all felt a little bit like the Montgomery Ward catalog that arrived every spring and fall when I was a country kid in Minnesota…

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About mneset

Writer, Traveler, Director/North Fourth Art Center

Posted on March 18, 2014, in Living LIFE. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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