The Stanford Education Experiment Could Change Higher Learning Forever | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Last fall, the university in the heart of Silicon Valley did something it had never done before: It opened up three classes to anyone with a web connection. Lectures and assignments—the same ones administered in the regular on-campus class—would be posted and auto-graded online each week. Midterms and finals would have strict deadlines. Stanford wouldn’t issue course credit to the non-matriculated students. But at the end of the term, students who completed a course would be awarded an official Statement of Accomplishment.

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