From Inside Higher Ed: “Arizona State University, YouTube and the video channel Crash Course announced a partnership this week that offers online, transferable, credit-bearing courses that begin on YouTube. The trio is championing the initiative as one that provides open, low-cost, flexible access to higher education. Students can sign up now for courses that begin in early March. … Crash Course, an educational YouTube channel with more than 14 million subscribers, once prompted Wired magazine to ask, ‘Why isn’t school this cool?’ The channel was started by early YouTube vloggers—or ‘vlogbrothers,’ since they are brothers—John and Hank Green, who ‘raise nerdy to the power of awesome’ on a separate channel for their 3.5 million subscribers.”

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