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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Why some of the best universities are giving away their courses

The Linden family is really into free online education. Clockwise from top left: Greg Linden; his wife, Corina; son, Jacob, 10; and daughter Tatiana, 9. Jacob is using a calculator to enter data to advance through an introductory physics class offered by Udacity, a collection of free online courses started by a Stanford University professor.

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