The course comprises nine modules, each a week in length and consisting of seven hours. The course is structured in three parts that can each be studied independently: Part I: Curves in construction and architecture. Part II: Curves in road safety. Part III: Curves in industrial design and manufacturing. Each part consists of three modules with the following structure:
#1. The first, introductory, module describes the practical setting and a real world example or problem whose study involves curves. #2. The second module presents the materials, ideas, and methods that will be used. #3. The third module serves to deepen understanding and describe connections with related topics.
MOOCs stand for Massive Open Online Courses. These arefree online courses from universities around the world (eg. StanfordHarvardMIT) offered to anyone with an internet connection.
How do I register?
To register for a course, click on "Go to Class" button on the course page. This will take you to the providers website where you can register for the course.
How do these MOOCs or free online courses work?
MOOCs are designed for an online audience, teaching primarily through short (5-20 min.) pre recorded video lectures, that you watch on weekly schedule when convenient for you. They also have student discussion forums, homework/assignments, and online quizzes or exams.