Free college courses taught by experts at elite Stanford University? More than 200,000 people signed up from around the world. Could this be a paradigm shift in how higher ed functions? I’m tracking this experiment closely.
Why Stanford’s Free Online Education Experiment Is Booming | Occupy Colleges
This fall, Stanford decided to experiment by offering its three most popular computer science classes to the public—for free. Within weeks, 200,000 people from around the globe signed up, with Introduction to Artificial Intelligence, taught by renowned Stanford professors Peter Norvig and Sebastian …