Friday, January 05, 2007

The Cost of Information Just Got Lower

"By the end of this year, the contents of all 1,800 courses taught at one of the world's most prestigious universities will be available online to anyone in the world, anywhere in the world. Learners won't have to register for the classes, and everyone is accepted.

The cost? It's all free of charge.

The OpenCourseWare movement, begun at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2002 and now spread to some 120 other universities worldwide, aims to disperse knowledge far beyond the ivy-clad walls of elite campuses to anyone who has an Internet connection and a desire to learn" (links mine).

- the full Christian Science Monitor article

1 comment:

Lori said...

THIS HAS TO BE THE SINGLE MOST AMAZING LINK I HAVE EVER COME ACROSS!!!!!

Thanks!