The X Factor – News from the Chronicle of Higher Ed

Looking for some Lifelong Learning opportunities that you could enjoy from the cool comfort of your home this summer? The number of quality online courses available free always open is expanding at an exponential rate. Don’t forget the  Open Yale Courses we have mentioned before — or you may want to explore this interesting  new initiative!

The X Factor
By Kevin Carey,May 2, 2012, 9:52 pm

Today, Harvard University jumped on the accelerating online-education train. The creation of edX in partnership with MIT marks the latest development in what’s shaping up to be a fascinating contest between the nation’s leading research universities and its most ambitious private-sector entrepreneurs for domination of virtual higher education.

via The X Factor – Brainstorm – The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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