Vanderbilt tests water for free online courses

The Tennessean
Jan 22, 2013

Through an agreement with the online education company Coursera, David Owens, professor of the practice of management and innovation, will be teaching one of five courses as part of a pilot program at Vanderbilt offering education free of charge to anyone in the world with a broadband connection. Owens, Cynthia Cyrus, associate provost for undergraduate education, and Doug Schmidt, professor of computer science, are quoted.