MOOC’s: The future of Higher Education?

“Thank you for signing up at http://www.ai-class.com. You should receive an e-mail with more information once registration is available later this summer.  We’re excited at the opportunity to share this class with the world. Sincerely, Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig.”  The initial email in August 2011 was brief, but it captured the growing excitement surrounding… Continue reading MOOC’s: The future of Higher Education?

How to Get Cheaper Textbooks

During my freshman year, on the first day of General Chemistry 1, I sat down in an Ingersoll lecture hall with my tenth edition of copy of Chemistry: The Central Science lent to me by a friend. I knew that it was a rather old edition; and even if I couldn’t tell by the cover,… Continue reading How to Get Cheaper Textbooks