Posted by: jonkatz | January 24, 2014

MOOCs and me

In some very exciting news, several of us at the University of Maryland are going to be offering a series of courses as part of a specialization on cybersecurity on Coursera. As part of this, I will be teaching a course on cryptography. I’m both excited and apprehensive about be doing this: excited about the opportunity to reach so many students, as well as to think through (yet again…) what should be covered in an introductory course on cryptography. But apprehensive because I’ve heard that the time require to prepare good video lectures is an order of magnitude more than the time needed to prepare for a regular lecture. We’ll see how things go next fall…




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