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A Day In the Life of A MOOC Student

December 6, 2013 by

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The experiences of a student who recently completed a MOOC I teach. Advertisements

A Comparison of Online MOOC Versus On Campus Course Delivery

November 20, 2013 by

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I report on the demographics and experiences of two cohorts of  students who completed an 8 week course. The cohorts include: 29,000 students who took the course via MOOC, and 100 students who took the course on campus at Georgia Tech. Of those students, the data is based on 879 respondents who completed the course […]

Opportunities to Learn About Quant Technologies

August 7, 2013 by

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I’m teaching about quantitative investment techniques in a few venues over the next few weeks (starting Thursday, August 8).  I invite you to participate!

Why the “Low MOOC Completion Rate” Statistic is a Bogus Argument

July 24, 2013 by

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I recently taught a Massive Online Open Class (MOOC) titled “Computational Investing, Part I” via coursera.org. 53,000 people “enrolled,” which is to say they clicked a “sign up” button. How many finished?

MOOC Student Demographics (Fall 2012)

May 25, 2013 by

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I report on survey responses from  2,350 students who enrolled in a Massive Online Open Class (MOOC) titled “Computational Investing, Part I” via coursera.org  in Fall 2012. The responses represent 41% of the students who completed the course and 2.6% of those who initially enrolled but did not complete it.

What Students Said About My MOOC (Spring 2013)

May 25, 2013 by

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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: These are quotes provided by students who completed the course I taught with TA Sourabh Bajaj via coursera in Spring 2013.

Review of “Computational Investing, Part I” taught by Tucker Balch (Fall 2012)

May 25, 2013 by

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ALERT: This is an old review based on the Fall 2012 session. Please follow this link  to see the new review.