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The Stanford Education Experiment Could Change Higher Learning Forever

Posted in Uncategorized by Lia Sant on March 23, 2012

Via Scoop.itSchooL-i-Tecs 101

Last fall, the university in the heart of Silicon Valley did something it had never done before: It opened up three classes to anyone with a web connection. Lectures and assignments—the same ones administered in the regular on-campus class—would be posted and auto-graded online each week. Midterms and finals would have strict deadlines. Stanford wouldn’t issue course credit to the non-matriculated students. But at the end of the term, students who completed a course would be awarded an official Statement of Accomplishment.

People around the world have gone crazy for this opportunity.

 

Find out more in this very interesting post by Steven Leckart…

Via www.wired.com

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