Why Stanford’s Free Online Education Experiment Is Booming – News – GOOD

Norvig’s tracking found that more than 3 million users have come to the page since the university announced the artificial intelligence class. And more than 35,000 of the people who signed up have stuck with Intro to A.I., turning in assignments and taking midterm exams right along with the 175 students paying to take the class in person.

via Why Stanford’s Free Online Education Experiment Is Booming – News – GOOD.

While the article is sounding very positive, the cold truth is that only 35,000 out of 3+ million visitors actually followed through. Motivation counts and should not be taken for granted

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