My Gamification Statement of Accomplishment from Coursera

I got it! I received my Gamification Statement of Accomplishment from Coursera on October 22, 2012. It was supposed to get to us by e-mail, but I kept waiting, trying to assume that it will happen, even if the system is again down for a while… but I did not get the e-mail with the … Continue reading

Free Ivy League course as a historic birthday present

I completed all my Gamification coursework (4 tests, 3 essays, 15 peer reviews, forum discussions, and even the final exam) via Coursera today (produced by The Wharton School of Business at The University of Pennsylvania in the US). This fun and educational Gamification course was 6 weeks long, excellent and completely free. (As usual, my … Continue reading

My Coursera profile

Here is my Coursera profile, with the complete list of my selected courses. Right now I have insight into six Coursera courses, and clearly the best course is Gamification, and the best professor is Kevin Werbach. Just posted this today via the Gamification Group on Facebook: “Well, I observed six courses via Coursera and for … Continue reading

Error after Error on Brilliant Coursera

I just had to post this on the Coursera Gamification facebook group wall: “My complete second essay, edited with bold key words, all of my second essay peer review efforts (I have done all 5), and my self evaluation is completely lost in the system, after I submitted them days ago…???? The page is totally … Continue reading

My Alma Mater, Columbia University is joining Coursera!

Just got the news, that in accordance with my expectations, Columbia University (my alma mater) is joining Coursera, among many other wonderful and wold class universities. I hope that Columbia is going to offer many more courses soon, because right now the two offer options are rather minimal… A letter from Coursera today announced: “… … Continue reading

Comments I made in a comparative discussion

The second paragraph is my initial comparative post that I used to start a discussion about two Coursera professors, Kearns and Werbach, and their (respectively) unsuccessful and immediately successful adjustment to the pioneering Coursera MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) platform. It is not about these two people, not a personal thing, it is about my … Continue reading

My NEW Coursera Blog

“As Courserians, we should act as if having dinner in a fine all you can eat running sushi restaurant… Eat what you like. Do not eat, what you do not like.” This is my line from a Coursera facebook group discussion (started and moderated by me under Gamification). I am going to write about my … Continue reading