Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Around Town: A Virtual Visit to Caltech

Around Town: A Virtual Visit to Caltech You’d think that Caltech would be in the forefront of online learning, but the Beavers are late to this rodeo. This week, Caltech finally announced that it will provide free online classes thought Coursera ("The World's Best Courses. Online, for Free.")
Coursera ( was created last fall by two Stanford computer-science professors, Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng. Coursera is a for-profit start-up. It began with free classes from Stanford, Penn, Princeton, and the University of Michigan.

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