More Free online education

and what makes this so great is that you actually get credit for the courses you take unlike most free offerings

According to this NY times article, a new consortium of public universities are giving away Free courses for credit! Which is a real coup because other schools like MIT and Harvard, let you take as many courses as you want, and thought you will be more educated from them, you have nothing tangible in the form of credentials to show.

The new play is MOOC and what does that stand for:

MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Course. MOOCs are structured similarly to other online college or university courses—they have instructors, course materials, and start and end dates. But unlike traditional online courses, participation is free and open to anyone who is interested and has an Internet connection. MOOCs are designed for large-scale participation. Students do not need to be admitted to a university offering a MOOC in order to take the course, and are not required to pay for the MOOC.

I’m thinking the University of Cinicinnatti myself…

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