World’s famous Massachusetts Institute of Technology or MIT has now announced the launch of an online course, which won’t only be free but will be accessible for anyone with internet availability.
Evaluation for this course will be arranged online while MIT will offer certificates for the candidates who will successfully complete the course.
Starting this March, an Electronic course ofereffered online will be part of a pilot programmer for online education, namly MITx with an aim to offer higher education to seekers through out the world.
Details of online course of MITx are:
- Organized and present course material to enable students to learn at their own place
- Feature interactivity, online laboratories and student-to-student communication
- Allow for the individual assessment of any student’s work and allow students who demonstrate their mastery of subjects to earn a certificate of completion awarded by MITx
- Operate on an Open-Source, scalable software infrastructure in order to make it continuously improving and readily available to other educational institutions
Upon successful completion of this course, MIT plans to eventually host a virtual community of million of learners around the world with more courses to be included in MIT x project.
MIT says that it will make the MITx open learning software available free of cost.
FAQ’s about MITx are available here.