U.S. News CompassBy Devon Haynie. International students can experience blended learning for free. Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, have been celebrated for their ability to give anyone with an Internet connection free access to classes at some of the best U.S. universities. For many who sign up for the courses, the experience is a solitary one. Students log on whenever they please and have no face-to-face interaction with virtual classmates. More...