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Degree-Free Learning

The quality of E-learning is skyrocketing, as more students consider alternatives to traditional college educations.


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What if you could learn creative skills like photography or graphic design from global experts?  That is the mission behind creativeLIVE, which brings leading experts together to create custom day-long workshops that are free to watch live as well as paid courses that are available on-demand afterward.

The site’s focus on topics relative to creative entrepreneurs has already helped it reach over 1 million students in more than 200 countries around the world. Similarly, growing platforms like Coursera and Khan Academy are democratizing learning and opening up the classroom to anyone with a computer, and others are questioning the value of traditional education as technology enables knowledge to spread quickly.

2013 - Degree-Free Learning Burgandy

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