MIT launches online learning initiative – MIT News Office

MIT launches online learning initiative

MITx‘ will offer courses online and make online learning tools freely available.

This is the next step in the eventual collapse of higher education. When “name” institutions like MIT eventually get around to offering distance learning degrees, and the price of those degrees drops toward the actual cost of delivering them, students around the world will decide that a distance degree from MIT beats an in-person degree from MyBigState U.

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