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My Freshman Year Lineup

So far, I’ve got the Degree of Freedom schedule together for all of my Freshman and most of my Sophomore year.  Junior- and Senior-year schedules are a work in progress – as (I hope) are some of the MOOC and other higher-level courses I’m going to need to complete my planned philosophy major. So here’s […]

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The Degree of Freedom Curriculum

So what will taking the equivalent of four years worth of college classes in twelve months entail, other than all-nighters, cold pizza, and bull sessions at various virtual and (I’m hoping), actual coffee shops? For starters, I need a framework to determine what courses this project will include.  And I’ve chosen for this framework the […]

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Degree of Freedom on HuffPo

In addition to this blog (where I’ll be analyzing various aspects of MOOCs and other online learning topics) and the Degree of Freedom weekly newsletter (which you can sign up for using that signup box on the right), I’ll also be posting regular summaries in a column over at Huffington Post.  The first one can […]

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My Big Free One-Year MOOC BA

I decided to go back to school this January and chose to attend Harvard, Duke, Holy Cross, UNC, Indiana, Ohio and San Jose State for my Freshmen year (which ends in three weeks). And I plan to spend my Sophomore year (which will run through June) at Yale, Wesleyan, and the California Institute of Technology. […]

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