September 17 2013

Online Classes Move Closer to Degree Programs

Coursera and edX, the two largest providers of massive open online courses, or MOOCs, are inching closer to offering degree programs, although the courses so far carry no academic credit.

Read this Article from Tamar Lewin on The New York Times:
Online Classes Move Closer to Degree Programs

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