Thursday, October 22, 2015

Most of these are English courses

Where we need to generate credit hours.  From Time. 

“Wasting Time on the Internet”
The University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, P.A.
Department: English 
No textbooks necessary, just laptops and WiFi. Creative writing students could only interact via social networks, chat rooms and listservs. As the professor Kenneth Goldsmith wrote in a New Yorker article, “We’re reading and writing more than we have in a generation, but we are reading and writing differently—skimming, parsing, grazing, bookmarking, forwarding, retweeting, reblogging, and spamming language—in ways that aren’t yet recognized as literary.”

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