A side post on MOOCs: angrymath Hates Statistics 101Posted: September 11, 2012
A friend just forwarded me a rather scathing critique of one of the Udacity courses. The rather aptly named angrymath has published Udacity Statistics 101. To forewarn you, this is one of the leading quotes:
In brief, here is my overall assessment: the course is amazingly, shockingly awful.
As one of the commenters put it, hopefully the problems are growing pains and iteration towards perfection will continue. I haven’t seen the course in question so can’t comment, merely present.