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Free Yale College Courses Debut Online

Publication Date: 
December 11, 2007

Former Dean Paul Brest is quoted commenting on an announcement by Yale University that they will be offering free online courses:

Hewlett Foundation President Paul Brest said that the availability of the Yale courses has significance far beyond the university.

"Making the talents of Yale's faculty available for free on the Internet is an important step toward the Hewlett Foundation's goal of providing access to knowledge and educational opportunities throughout the world," Brest said. "Truly, all the world is becoming a classroom."