In the New York City area, online students in a University of Pennsylvania massive open online course on modern poetry are getting the chance to meet offline. The venue is the New York Public Library where learners in Penn English professor Al Filreis’ “Modern and Contemporary American Poetry” MOOC can gather for weekly in-person discussions.
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Janet Monge of the Penn Museum is profiled as best museum curator.
Penn’s new massive open online course “Auf Deutsch: Communicating in German Across Cultures” is featured.
Brian Daniels of the Penn Museum talks about the Heritage Task Force training Syrians to protect artifacts.
Laura Wolf-Powers of the School of Design is featured for her article “Understanding community development in a ‘theory of action’ framework: Norms, markets, justice.”
Richard Weller of the School of Design is interviewed.