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Vanderbilt University and University of Maryland join forces to offer MOOC sequence on mobile app development

Sep. 9, 2013—Vanderbilt University and the University of Maryland have teamed up to introduce a new approach to massive open online courses, or MOOCs – a two-part, sequenced course offered through the digital learning platform Coursera.

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Faculty directors named for new College Halls

Apr. 22, 2013—As Moore and Warren Colleges take shape at the corner of West End and 21st avenues, two award-winning faculty members have been named to lead the new residential colleges that are part of the College Halls at Vanderbilt system.

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VUCast Newscast: Chancellor Zeppos’ vision for Vanderbilt’s future and Vandy does the Harlem Shake!

Mar. 7, 2013—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: Chancellor Zeppos’ reflects on his first five years as chancellor and discusses his vision for Vanderbilt’s future 5-year anniversary; new tool puts engineering students ahead of the competition; and Vandy does the Harlem Shake.

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Local meetup organized for Coursera software course

Mar. 4, 2013—A meetup has been organized in Nashville for individuals taking Professor of Computer Science Doug Schmidt’s first course on the Coursera platform, Pattern-Oriented Software Architectures for Concurrent and Networked Software, which goes live March 4.

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The making of a MOOC: Coursera launches at Vanderbilt March 4

Mar. 4, 2013—Learn more about what goes into creating an online course for tens of thousands of students from the faculty who will be teaching Vanderbilt's first foray into MOOCs.

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ISIS plays key role in efforts to revolutionize military manufacturing

Jan. 18, 2013—This week the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) released a set of engineering software tools designed to revolutionize the process of designing and manufacturing military vehicles. Software engineers at Vanderbilt's Institute for Software Integrated Systems are playing a key role in the effort.

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Vanderbilt on Coursera: Pattern-Oriented Software Architectures for Concurrent and Networked Software

Jan. 18, 2013—View this preview video of Doug Schmidt’s spring 2013 Coursera course, Pattern-Oriented Software Architectures for Concurrent and Networked Software. Douglas C. Schmidt is a Professor of Computer Science, Associate Chair of the Computer Science and Engineering program, and a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Software Integrated Systems, all at Vanderbilt University. He has also been the Chief...

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Watch: Doug Fisher, other experts discuss “flipped classrooms” with Coursera

Jan. 17, 2013—In this webinar with Coursera, Vanderbilt's Doug Fisher and a panel of experts from other universities discuss the "flipped classroom" model and other learning possibilities offered by participation in massive, open, online course platforms like Coursera. Fisher is associate professor of computer science and of computer engineering.

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Listen: Computer scientist Doug Schmidt discusses MOOCs

Jan. 10, 2013—Listen to Doug Schmidt, professor of computer science and of computer engineering, discuss the impact and implications of massive open online courses, or MOOCs, on this episode of the Software Engineering Radio podcast.

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Peters’ introductory image processing lecture notes an online hit

Nov. 19, 2012—Electrical engineering professor Alan Peters has posted the lecture notes to his popular introductory image processing course online.

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Podcast: Commonality for U.S. DoD systems: How far along are we?

Aug. 14, 2012—Doug Schmidt, professor of computer science, discusses the priorities, challenges, drivers and progress being made in the Department of Defense where open architecture is concerned.

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Engineer, astronomer and geologist receive NSF Faculty Early Career Development awards

Aug. 9, 2012—An electrical engineer who is attempting to make wireless communications more reliable, an astronomer who studies the evolution of the cosmos by creating large numbers of virtual universes and a geologist who is studying the origins of super-eruptions have received the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development awards.

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