Open Education Spreading

I’ve been bookmarking open education resources for years now, but it always surprises me the number of big name universities that are offering open content so that we can all learn from home for free if we want!

A recent article on talks about this more:

The proliferation of so-called massive open online courses, or MOOCs, has the potential to transform higher education at a time when colleges and universities are grappling with shrinking budgets, rising costs and protests over soaring tuition and student debt.

Supporters say these online courses can lower teaching costs, improve learning online and on campus, and significantly expand access to higher education, which could fuel technological innovation and economic growth.

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