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MIT Rethinking OpenCourseWare

MIT's OpenCourseWare initiative was (and probably still is) the highest-profile "open and online" initiative in higher education. According to this article,...
January 20, 2011

How to Cite Software Carpentry

If you are citing Software Carpentry in papers or technical reports, the web site and the 2006 article in Computing in Science & Engineering are probably...
January 20, 2011

Demographics (part two)

Here are summaries (slightly edited) of what people taking the course do. There's quite a range... Stem cell biology, high-throughput screening, high-conte...
January 17, 2011

Demographics (part one)

As near as we can tell, here's where this term's students are from. It's quite a mix... BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action, Michigan State U...
January 16, 2011