The anticipation has been growing since May, when Harvard and MIT first introduced edX, an open-source technology platform designed to deliver free online courses. After announcing the first classes in July, Harvard is finally ready to kick the project off. Students will now be able to find the oldest institution of higher learning online [today].
About 100,000 students have registered for Harvard’s first online offerings, according to the Boston Globe, including the ever-popular introductory computer science course CS50, taught by David Malan, and Quantitative Methods in Clinical and Public Health Research, adapted from the School of Public Health.
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