Education

Georgia College System Explores Online Classes

Joins several other colleges in new partnership

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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.

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