Georgia College System Explores Online Classes

Joins several other colleges in new partnership


Georgia college leaders joined a new partnership to explore how they can best use the fast-growing market of free online courses.

The University System of Georgia announced today it is one of 10 public systems and universities taking a collaborative look at how massively open online courses (MOOCs) could increase college access and make a degree more affordable.

MOOCs started almost two years ago to offer quality online college courses from elite schools, including Georgia Tech and Emory University. Millions of people worldwide signed up.