- Rising tuition costs for becoming prohibitive for many prospective students who would otherwise be able to attend top universities.
- Udacity is a start-up working to provide higher education at lower costs.
- Udemy is another another new company working to provide online courses and get experts to share what they know.
From the article:
Technology start-ups are cracking into the higher education market and their pitch is an enticing one: A college education for anyone at almost no cost.
Sound to good to be true? The founders of tech start-ups behind this revolutionary idea say they have already had success with their models, but they say there needs to be more momentum if their idea is to succeed. ...