Top 50 Online Courses of All Time

Published by Class Central, the Top 50 List

What I noticed is that the most popular programming language listed is Python with THREE entries including the NUMBER ONE course listed.

According to the authors a quick summary of the Top 50 list:

  1. Coursera is the top provider with 28 courses in the Top 50, and edX is second with 9 courses;
  2. Stanford and MIT top the list with four courses each, and the University of Cape Town has three courses in the Top 50 — two on FutureLearn and one on Coursera;
  3. the list includes courses from 35 universities and one research institute (Santa Fe), of which 22 universities are in the US; and
  4. Barbara Oakley and Terry Sejnowski, the instructors of the most popular online courses in the world, have two courses in the top 50. Their new course Mindshift joins Learning How To Learn in the top 50.

Using Loopy for Simulations

Like duct tape, you can use LOOPY for all sorts of things:

However you choose to use LOOPY, hopefully it can give you not just the software tools, but also the mental tools to understand the complex systems of the world around us. It’s a hot mess out there.

Eye V Camera

Your eyes don’t always capture the world exactly as a video camera would. But the eyes are remarkably efficient organs, the result of hundreds of millions of years of coevolution with our brains. Michael Mauser outlines the similarities and differences between your eye and a video camera.

 

Typology of Web 2.0 Learning Technologies

This is a very solid and interesting list of Learning Technologies.  I took a second and found some alternatives I wasn’t aware of and didn’t use.  You might find the same.  From EDUCAUSE.

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