- 7 reviews
- 6 completed
A slow starter course - the first few weeks cover the history of medieval Europe generally. In the second part of the course the pace really picks up. The professor's enthusiasm is well communicated. I liked this course - it has some rough edges, but the professor's heart is in the right place. I say join the course and give it time to grow on you. The paleology part of the course is fascinating and works like solving a huge crowd-source crossword puzzle.
A quite straight-forward course with pleasant lecture videos filmed around Copenhagen.The professor doesn't take part in the discussions which is a shame to me. Also, the discussion threads are split out between different languages - so I felt that other bits of the course were taking place without my being allowed to participate - a feeling of alienation. An interesting course, but could be improved by having the course team/professor more immediately involved with the students.
An inspiring course. Professor Eric Weinstein and his team have put together a course which brings together poetry, social history, philosophy and politics in an inclusive and enthusiastic fashion. The work the course team put in has been enormous and thoroughly engaging. I would have no hesitation in recommending any courses with Professor Eric Weinstein's involvement.
Professor Dobson and his team have created an engaging course. The course team and Professor Dobson engage in the student discussions, which I always see as a big plus on any mooc. I recommend this course.
A truly inspiring course. The Professor and course team appear to work 24/7. Every single student appears to receive support. I would recommend this course to anybody wanting to learn through the platform of a mooc. I cannot find any negatives with regard to this course.
The professor's enthusiasm is very much in evidence. The learning material can be difficult to find on the EDX Platform. The discussions among students was very enlightening - but again, this aspect was let down by the EDX platform. I would recommend to other students. It is a very busy course with tight deadlines if one wishes to earn a certifitcate. I learned a lot from it.
An interesting experiment. I found the discussions with other students more engaging than the teaching material. I found it difficult to find a good deal of the learning material. Some of it was hidden right down the bottom of the web page - therefore a lot of scrolling necessary. I completed the course. If it runs again I may take another look.