Tag Archives: Massive open online course

Kickstarter + Harvard MOOCs + Worms = Neuroscience for the People

Check out this kickstarter campaign for a Harvard online (free) neuroscience course. It’s a Massively Open Online Course (MOOC) through edX.org – they want to leverage crowdfunding to provide all the students with tools to perform experiments at home, bringing science to the masses. Pretty cool – check it out. What else is possible when […]

Crowdfunding college – Startups and MOOCs lowering the upfront cost of education

Check out this CNBC article on lowering the cost of education. Step 1 – take whichever class you can online to save on tuition. This refers to the emerging trend of Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Step 2 – get backers to loan you money at lower rates than available elsewhere. See Pave – a […]