Relishing the iPod Lecture Tour

“Retirees in Long Beach and Weaverville, Calif., halibut fishermen in Alaska, data entry clerks in London, casting agents in New York””all separated from the classroom by age, distance or circumstance””are learning from some of the world's top scholars,” Michelle Quinn (Los Angeles Times) tells her readers. They're learning by downloading podcasts from iTune U, where “28 colleges and universities, including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford and Yale, now post select courses without charge at iTunes.” Read more ...