Silicon Valley News

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

California to trial online college courses

Sebastian Thrun, head of Udacity, at San Jose State University. (Image from The New York Times)

Udacity, a Silicon Valley startup that creates online college classes, will announce a deal today with San Jose State University, that, for the first time, will allow university professors to collaborate with a large provider of Internet classes to develop for-credit courses, reports the New York Times. The deal was promoted by Governor Jerry Brown. Read more