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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

MIT opens enrollment for its first free, automated online course

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) opened enrollment for its first automated online class on Monday, the University announced.

Photo: MIT

The online learning initiative, called "MITx", allows students from all over the world to take an introductory MIT course for free, over the internet. Students who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate, Bloomberg reported.

The class begins March 5 and runs through June 8, and students can register at, according to the University. This first class is free, but future MITx courses will be offered for a small fee.
Interested learners can now enroll in the initiative’s prototype course — 6.002x: Circuits and Electronics.

MITx 6002x Introduction 

Source: GlobalPost