MIT for the masses? Elite universities transform online education with free cyber courses

Cyber courses could be a God send for those getting out of prison on several levels. First it is an opportunity to get back in the habit of building good study habits, prioritizing time, and building associated computer skills that will be needed for on line programs/courses at the local colleges.

Second is that it demonstrates to the disciplinary board an initiative and ability to focus on learning. It will give them the cover to admit a person whose admission may be up for grabs because of the crime they were sent to prison. Being free it is an opportunity to get some credits prior to going to school.

The Kahn Academy is a particulary good web page to develop math skills. The lessons are easy and limited to the subject at hand without drifting into complex areas. If is a good place to go if you are having trouble with entry level course in school. They have over 3,000 education videos that cover a lot of subjects. Kahn Academy 

Another advantage of taking on line cyber programs prior to going to college is that it may give you an opportunity to explore some areas that you have a latent interest. However, make sure that the program is free and don’t fall into a money trap of getting into a costly program that will serve no good purpose.

MIT for the masses? Elite universities transform online education with free cyber courses
There is this entry that comes a couple of days after the posting. On a local level there is also eschool at the county level. Learn about eSchool options at enrollment fair

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