According to a piece of news published in the dailytexanonline.com starting from fall the current year, free online courses will be provided by UT professors at Austin. The courses include: Introduction to Globalization, Bench to Bedside: Introduction to Drug Development and the Commercialization Process and Energy Technology & Policy. UT has recently joined the edX program, a nonprofit organization providing free online learning to anyone in the globe. The online course was started by the Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology and also includes the University of California at Berkeley, Wellesley College and Georgetown University. According to the above source there will be no limit on enrollment in the classes. Furthermore, these courses are aimed at personal enrichment and life long learning.
The introduction of the Internet which includes search engine has opened up free of cost a tremendous opportunity to the students of developing countries to receive quality education from the best of teachers. All is needed is a virtual classroom with fast Internet service for the purpose of downloading big files.