How Web-Savvy Edupunks Are Transforming American Higher Education
Free online courses, Wiki universities, Facebook-style tutoring networks -- American higher education is changing.
......The online University of the People, founded by Shai Reshef, who made his fortune in for-profit education, signed up its first class this fall -- 300 students from nearly 100 countries. While it has yet to get accreditation, the not-for-profit plans to offer bachelor's degrees in business and computer science using open courseware and volunteer faculty; fees would add up to about $4,000 for a full four-year degree....
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