Coursera tsukuba meetup

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A preliminary presentation material for the first meetup of Coursera in Tsukuba. Wriiten by N. Kawagashira.

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Coursera tsukuba meetup

  1. 1. Coursera T sukuba MOOC m eetup in T sukuba Nobuyuki Kawagashira Oct 5, 2013
  2. 2. About m e  Nam e: 川頭信之  Nobuyuki Kawagashira  Interested in Data S cience  Data m ining com petition in Kaggle, CrowdS olving  Hang gliding  Will work at U of T okyo  CodeIQ question m aker  @ nkawagashira  http://d.hatena.ne.jp/infoarchitect/
  3. 3. What is MOOC?  A m assive open online course (MOOC) is an online course aim ed at large-scale interactive participation and open access via the web.
  4. 4. Other MOOCs  EdX  Udacity  Khan Academ y – High school level  ItuneU  Udem y – Everyone can be a teacher  CodeAcadem y – JQuery, Javascript, PHP, Python, Ruby
  5. 5. Courses I participated  Machine Learning −  Introuction to Data S cience −  Philip Klein, Brown U Maps and Geospatial Revolution −  Bill Howe, U of Washington Coding the Matrix: Linear Algebra through Com puter S cience Application −  Andrew Ng, S tanford U Anthony C. Robinson, Pennsylvania S tate U S ocial Network Analysis − Lada Adam ic, U of Michigan
  6. 6. MOOC's m erits  Not lim ited in location, tim e, age, sex, disability, skills, and m oney.  Free tuition  Video – repetitive learning  Autom atic grader  Discussion groups  Real world project  Peer reviewing  Meetups – this m eeting!
  7. 7. Coursera T okyo  Meetup on July, 2013.  NHK interviewed and on air.  Facebook – Coursera Japan Group
  8. 8. Next Coursera T sukuba?    S e presentations of Coursera experience om Meetup posters in U of T sukuba & Kashiwa Cam pus, U of T okyo Advertising English or international clubs in T sukuba area  Event? International festival in T sukuba  Educational support for Courserian

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