Thursday, May 25, 2006

Free Writing Courses at Barnes & Noble University

Barnes & Noble just announced the latest courses from . Among the offerings are:

All these courses are free and take place entirely online. Here's how it works:

You register for the course, and get access to the message board for that course. There is usually a book that you should purchase for the course, which, naturally, Barnes & Noble is happy to help you order. The instructor posts readings on the course message board, and makes assignments. Students respond to the assignment by posting their writing on the board. Instructors and fellow students may comment on the posts.

Most courses last four weeks, with two lessons per week. Following through requires some committment on the part of the student, but four weeks isn't a tremendous amount of time out of most people's lives.

Besides, free is a very good price.

1 comment:

Artemis said...

Thanks for the notice. Some of those courses sound really interesting.