Television’s Teachers

You can earn college credit by watching The History Channel? Well, sort of. A partnership between the History Channel and the University of Oklahoma has developed a 16-week, 3-credit college online course called “United States, 1865 to the Present.” It emphasizes the History Channel’s multimedia archives so that students can visualize U.S. history rather than…

Changing The Channel

Is YouTube the solution to the sex ed controversy? Every minute 100 hours of video footage are uploaded to YouTube. A likely majority of these videos are sneezing pandas and laughing babies, but a new trend is also emerging: using YouTube as a platform for sex education. Video genres on the site range from music…