Final Note

Flight school: JetBlue to offer educational videos

Kai Ryssdal Nov 25, 2014
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Final Note

Flight school: JetBlue to offer educational videos

Kai Ryssdal Nov 25, 2014
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Good news for frequent flyers looking for another excuse not to talk to the person sitting next to them.

JetBlue and Courseraone of the companies developing massive open online courses, are partnering up to offer educational videos in the sky. It gives new meaning to higher education.

Content will come from the University of Edinburgh, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and the Berklee School of Music. The videos will be available on all JetBlue flights by the end of the year, so get ready to learn.

Or, come to think of it, you could just read a book.

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