First Response to edX

May 9, 2012

FIRST RESPONSE: The announcement from Harvard and MIT's collaboration for edX has predictably sparked a lot of buzz from around the Interwebs, garnering attention from the likes of NYTimes' David Brooks who anticipates an oncoming "campus tsunami." For more meaningful discussions on what these "massive open online courses" (MOOCs) actually involve, check out this ongoing Y Combinator thread comparing users' experiences with Udacity and Coursera.

First Response to edX

May 9, 2012

FIRST RESPONSE: The announcement from Harvard and MIT's collaboration for edX has predictably sparked a lot of buzz from around the Interwebs, garnering attention from the likes of NYTimes' David Brooks who anticipates an oncoming "campus tsunami." For more meaningful discussions on what these "massive open online courses" (MOOCs) actually involve, check out this ongoing Y Combinator thread comparing users' experiences with Udacity and Coursera.

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