Feb 23, 2013
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Massive open online courses (MOOCs) bring more and more of the world’s best teachers to anyone with an internet connection, for free. Background on MOOCs in this NYTimes article.
“For anyone, anywhere, anytime” - edX.
Growing competition among MOOC platforms
- edX - Harvard, MIT, Berkeley, Georgetown…
- Coursera - Princeton, Columbia, Brown, Duke…
- Udacity - founded by Sebastian Thrun (Google Fellow, inventor of autonomous cars, project lead on Google Glass)
- Khan Academy - since 2006, originator in 8-12 min videos, backed by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Courses I'm taking or completed
More interesting courses…