Online Education: Here Comes the Tsunami

Giant waves crash on Lumahai Beach on the Hawaiian island of Kauai

Online education is a tsunami and it’s about to inundate us. It is changing education and how we think about – and maybe also what we’re willing to pay for it. A couple of months ago, MIT and Harvard announced the formation of edX, a joint venture that will offer top quality online learning to [Read More...]

Want a Harvard Education? Want to Take Classes at MIT? For Free!

This year, a Harvard education will run well over $50,000. The same is true for M.I.T. Of course, that’s if you’re able to get into those schools, which is rather like passing through the eye of a needle if you’re a camel. But, if you don’t have the money to attend one of Cambridge, Massachusetts’ [Read More...]


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