UW is first U.S. school to give credit for classes, certificate programs on massive open online course platform

By Teri Thomas

July 18, 2012

The University of Washington is about to become the first university in the United States to provide classes for university credit using a massive open online course learning platform. UW is planning courses that will be made available in multiple ways, tailoring innovative options to match consumer needs. Free, non-credit versions will use the Coursera…