Jul 18, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Wednesday, July 18, 2012

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A dozen big name universities have announced they'll offer free MOOCs -- Massive Open Online Courses -- this fall, coordinated by a company called Coursera. They're college classes available on the Internet, in subjects ranging from engineering to poetry. Some universities are even offering some college credit for the courses. Plus, plush cat ears that can read your brainwaves and move accordingly. Yes, they're now available in the U.S.

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A dozen big name colleges to offer free classes this fall

Jul 18, 2012
Massive Open Online Courses from major universities will available for free in subjects from engineering to poetry.

A dozen big name universities have announced they’ll offer free MOOCs — Massive Open Online Courses — this fall, coordinated by a company called Coursera. They’re college classes available on the Internet, in subjects ranging from engineering to poetry. Some universities are even offering some college credit for the courses. Plus, plush cat ears that can read your brainwaves and move accordingly. Yes, they’re now available in the U.S.

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