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Submission + - MIT & Harvard start new online education partnership (

Lluc writes: MIT and Harvard have started a new online education partnership called edX, an "open-source technology platform to deliver online courses." They plan to offer classes starting in Fall 2012. Perhaps this nonprofit venture is a better method for online education than Udacity, the startup created by Stanford professors after their wildly successful free online course offerings.
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MIT & Harvard start new online education partnership

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