If you know about online courses, you probably wish that you could have an actual degree through online courses.
Your dream for an online course equal to an actual college degree is not far anymore.
- Masterclass co-founder is creating a portal for people to earn college credits – Outlier.
- The Masterclass-style site covers academic subjects that are covered in real degree courses.
- Instead of teaching cinematography and writing, you will get lessons in Calculus and Psychology.
- The people enrolling in these will even get credits, offered by the University of Pittsburgh.
- These will be treated as legit credits by the Uni of Pitt and other colleges.
- This is a pilot phase offering two courses today: Calculus 1 and Introduction to Psychology.
- Each module will cost $400. Students will receive video lectures and one-on-one coaching as well (via chat app).
- This course offers more time to speak to the professors compared to traditional college courses.
- This is an opportunity for all students who cannot easily afford the price-tag of a top University.
- Will this become the mainstream method of teaching for college students? Or is this a one of hit-and-trial bound to be crushed under its own weight? We’ll find out soon.