If We Were Having Coffee… On February 28

Hello! It’s good to see you again! Glad you could make time for this week’s Weekend Coffee Share as initiated by the lovely

Glad you could make time for this week’s Weekend Coffee Share as initiated by the lovely Part Time Monster!

We’d meet in town today, I’ve been holed up all week and the weather today is gorgeous. It’s getting warmer again and the sky is bright blue.

If we were having coffee today, I’d have a large Chai Presso, mainly because I can’t decide whether I want coffee or tea. I’ve been up until 2.30am every night this week and lived on coffee non-stop.

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MOOCs – Free Education for Everyone

What are MOOCs?

MOOCs are Massive Open Online Courses aiming to give everyone access to information and education.

For many of the courses, you don’t need any previous knowledge though an interest in and basic understanding of the subject matter is recommended.

There are many providers of MOOCs out there. Some of the better-known ones include Coursera (all interests), FutureLearn (all interests), Udacity (mainly programming/Web development), edX (all interests), Stanford Online (all interests) and many more. Class Central consolidates most courses into a list that then takes you to the providers. A lot of universities and institutes offer short courses that are often introductions to their full-time taught courses.

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