Apr 03, 2017 10:56 AM EDT
An online school offers non-conventional courses taught by sensational personalities. MasterClass online is built on the idea that best teachers produce best students. At MasterClass, all teachers are the best and the masters of their craft.
The school was founded in 2015 by Aaron Rasmussen and David Rogier who were inspired by an idea of having intimate classes for a very small group of people. They raised funds to finance their online school. Rogier knew Dustin Hoffman's daughter and through that connection, Dustin Hoffman agreed for a filming of a course in acting. This was followed by James Patterson's writing course.
All classes are done via video and even though teaching is not a face-to-face affair, still, students could learn the skill taught through demonstration. Each course costs $90 but for the chance of learning from a real expert, it is a good price, Mashable reported.
Writers who aspire to write bestsellers can enroll in a course in writing taught by bestselling author James Patterson.His MasterClass online writing lessons last for three hours for $90. All other courses cost the same.
Cooking enthusiasts can register for online cooking course under the famous Chef Gordon Ramsay. His restaurants were all recipients of Michelin stars, an award for excellence.
Last year, MasterClass gave an estimate of more or less 30,000 registered students for only five courses. Today, the online school offers eight courses namely film making, music producing, cooking, film scoring, screen writing, performing, acting and singing,
One can just imagine getting to learn tennis from Serena Williams. She has made a video course review which is now used to teach Tennis in MasterClass online school. It included 10 courses that clearly show her winning moves, Tennis Mind Game reported.
This start up online school has caught the attention of the social media. Positive feedback is posted in Twitter or Facebook, pushing MasterClass towards the top among online schools.