In the world of computer, trend never ends, varying from email to BBS to SNS. Recent, the swirl hit education, setting the new trend of MOOC (massive open online courses), an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web.
When trend sweeps, some people ignore, and some refuse.However there is always someone brave enough to dance with it. Among the dancers is Vice Professor Yu Jingsong, the Deputy Director of the Department of Language Information Engineering, School of Software and Microelectronics.This autumn, together with other 10 teachers in Beida, he had his lecture up online as the first batch of PKU MOOC courses, which marked PKU’s initiation in the MOOC game. As one of the participants of this remarkable commencement, Prof Yu received our interview in the campus on November 27. More...