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M.I.T. Offers Online Courses for Free

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In what [URL="http://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesmarshallcrotty/2011/12/21/m-i-t-game-changer-free-online-education-for-all/"]Forbes is calling a "game changer"[/URL] M.I.T. is going to announce on Monday that they are offering online courses, for free, for anyone in the world. Course attendees will get a certificate instead of a diploma, with likely less weight than the actual diploma, however the new classes with have social aspects involved and will be launched as part of a non profit division of the school.

It will be interesting to see what this means for the future of higher education.

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