If you haven’t heard, universities around the world are offering their courses online for free (or at least partially free). These courses are collectively called MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses.
As our family sat around the dinner table this past week, I asked our oldest son, Win, about his university education, which he’ll be continuing in September. “Win, your education last year cost us a of
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You have to wonder about some of the courses kids are taking today in college and university. Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., for example, offers a course called "The Sociology of Miley Cyrus."