A cultural education: online courses gain popularity among professionals

| April 16, 2019

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Today, it’s possible to study an array of fascinating subjects taught by world-leading experts from absolutely anywhere on the planet – for free. Online platforms have unleashed fountains of knowledge to anyone keen to learn.Of particular note are Coursera and edX, which have partnered up with the US’ eight Ivy League universities – Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Pennsylvania, Princeton and Yale – to offer around 400 online courses. The subjects range from social sciences and humanities to art and personal development.

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