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PBS NewsHour | How Free Online Courses Are Changing Traditional Education | PBS

Duration: 10:59
Program: PBS NewsHour #10537
Broadcast Date: Jan. 8, 2013

As tuition costs continue to rise, it seems counterintuitive that professors at top universities would give away their courses for free. But that's exactly what they're doing, on web-based platforms known as "Massive Open Online Courses." Spencer Michels reports on how a boom in online learning could change higher education.

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Post Date: January 8, 2013