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Education The Almighty Buck Technology

MIT Begins Offering For-Pay MOOC In Big Data 51

Posted by samzenpus
from the price-of-a-good-education dept.
An anonymous reader writes "MIT announced today that it will begin offering for-profit courses on the edX platform, beginning with a course in Big Data. This is the first for-pay course offered on any of the major MOOC platforms. It is run through MIT Professional Education, the arm of MIT that provides professional education and training for science, engineering and technology professionals worldwide. MIT announced that it will be the first of a new line of professional programs called Online X Programs, to be delivered globally using the MIT and Harvard founded open-sourced online education platform, edX."
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MIT Begins Offering For-Pay MOOC In Big Data

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  • by Anonymous Coward on Friday January 10, 2014 @08:04AM (#45915305)

    Just saying you could buy a lot of Dover books on statistics, stochastic analysis, linear programming, and so on for $500 and learn a LOT about Big Data. You'd have enough money left over to get O'Reilly's Hadoop book.

I've got all the money I'll ever need if I die by 4 o'clock. -- Henny Youngman

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