Colleges Turn to Crowd-Sourcing Courses – NYTimes.com

20 Nov

Professors delight in reaching more students in one course than they could otherwise teach in a lifetime. Dr. Ezekiel shows off a postcard from a student in Sri Lanka. Al Filreis, the poetry professor, tells of an 81-year-old Greek shut-in who got 180 responses to his essay on Emily Dickinson. There are stories of elderly students doing homework together at their assisted-living facility and Capitol Hill staff members taking the health policy course.

via Colleges Turn to Crowd-Sourcing Courses – NYTimes.com.

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