• Rich Barlow

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    Rich Barlow

    Rich Barlow is a senior writer at BU Today and Bostonia magazine. Perhaps the only native of Trenton, N.J., who will volunteer his birthplace without police interrogation, he graduated from Dartmouth College, spent 20 years as a small-town newspaper reporter, and is a former Boston Globe religion columnist, book reviewer, and occasional op-ed contributor. Profile

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There are 3 comments on Faculty Urged to Help Design Online Offerings

  1. I know — let’s not pay faculty more but let’s extract more labor from them! I want a presidents mooc where I get to be in Skype touch with brown at any moment.

    1. DId you read the article or just jump right to the comments section to complain. They are providing grants for successful proposals. Without more details of how those grants are to be used, outrage is a touch premature.

  2. Internet classes should cost LESS $$ bcs BU is saving on building costs, electrixity, heat, janitorial servixes, security, etc.

    Online Universities are popping up everywhere FOR FREE so BU needs to get more competitive in the future. (Info is available everywhere–& getting an advanced degree does not guarantee a higher paying job for the investment, either!!)

    I am investing $35,000 in a BU online graduate degree program… hopefully more doors will open up for me in the future and I will get a return on my considerable investment of time, money and family sacrifices :)
    Khan Academy is taking off- for free!

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