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    Keyboard Ninja is offline Registered User
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    degree plan comprised of free courses?

    Can a degree plan at any level be comprised of the free courses? Has anyone heard of that?

    I'm not looking at any particular program...but more of a roadmap of what classes to take and a certificate proving that I completed that path of education . Liberal Arts is what I would go for, but I already have a BA from Thomas Edison so there is no point in paying for another one.

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    Interestingly enough, the only place that I have heard to accept credits from free course has been Thomas Edison and there acceptance of FEMA credits.

    I don't know of any school that accepts credit fro any of those free online courses offered by Coursera.org and Udacity.com.
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    I posted part of this in your other thread. These guys are doing what you seem to be thinking The Saylor Foundation

    I'm not sure why you are seeking this if you already hold a BA....your skills can't be that rusty.
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    I struggle and stress about writing papers like nobody's business. And thank you for the link to the Saylor Foundation. Using that website and additional writing classes will take me a long way.
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    Free course would only be included only if the university and college arranges a course at some point of time for the students for the overall growth of students.

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    I am going to say something that may not be well received but I don't want our op to see this as a criticism. First, a story:

    When I was a kid I was a good student, a very good student. Except Math. It didn't seem to matter how hard I studied or how many times I stayed after class, I just couldn't do it. It was very hard for me to understand because I could do everything else. Biology, Chemistry, etc. but not Math. Then, when I was about 20 I met a teacher who somehow made it all make sense. When I talked to him about this he said that it was probably not his teaching but the maturation of the frontal lobe of my brain, blah, blah. I floated through Calculus, Differential Equations, etc.

    You are a smart person (after all, you found us) and you earned a degree from TESC. You won't earn a degree based on free courses. What is it that you're hoping to accomplish? You want a Masters degree? In what? Many Masters are writing intensive. This is just a skill and skills can be learned. Don't give up on traditional, legitimate routes.
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