Computer Science Professor Departs Stanford University To Join Start-Up Offering Low-Cost Online Classes


The ASEE e-newsletter and other blogs/sources discuss the challenges and opportunities of reaching millions of students through this new for-profit venture, Udacity, founded by a professor of Stanford University “who taught an online artificial intelligence course to more than 160,000 students”.

Links:
http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/tenured-professor-departs-stanford-u-hoping-to-teach-500000-students-at-online-start-up/35135
http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/01/24/stanford-open-course-instructors-spin-profit-company
http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2012/01/23/145645472/stanford-takes-online-schooling-to-the-next-academic-level
http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/01/the-great-unbundling-of-the-university/251831/

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