A group of scientists and engineers who advise President Obama on national technology policy wrote in a Dec. 18 report that massive open online courses (MOOCs) could prove revolutionary for a higher education system in need of change.


[caption id="attachment_49901" align="alignleft" width="210"]Obama's education policies haven't always been popular among Democrats. Obama's education policies haven't always been popular among Democrats.[/caption]

The President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), created by the Obama administration in 2009, wrote in an open letter that MOOCs could reduce the rising cost of education while...

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