Re: Beyond these walls...

Marcy Bauman (marcyb@UMD.UMICH.EDU)
Fri, 27 Sep 1996 11:42:29 -0400

On Fri, 27 Sep 1996, Beth W. Baldwin wrote:

> Think about us as electronic itinerants. Okay, we can teach and we can
> offer to do so from wherever we are through some DL initiative. BUT,
> don't you figure that most folks would want *college credit* for taking
> our classes? This means that we have to work out some affiliation with an
> institution of higher ed. in order to obtain the ultimate *product* that
> is the college credit. How can we hook up to the variety of institions
> for this purpose?

Well, Continuing Ed is a possiblity, eh? Seems to me that
Continuing Ed might be the way to go at all levels. There might be a way
to involve senior citizens that doesn't involve college credit. (God.
Would you just _kill_ to have the 'net if you were stuck in a nursing
home, or what?) I suspect that it would be fairly easy to find
elementary-aged kids who'll participate just because it's fun.

Anybody else got ideas?


Marcy Bauman
Writing Program
University of Michigan-Dearborn
4901 Evergreen Rd.
Dearborn, MI 48128

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