I came across this today.
Do online courses spell the end for the traditional university? | Education | The Observer
I've done OU courses online myself and had heard of MIT's initiative as well; MITx: MIT's new online learning initiative
What do people think? Have you had any experiences?
I'm a firm believer in education benefits all and a bit of an evangelist for adult education post degreee; you know when we all troop off to work and our creativity atrophies.