[ExI] the formerly rich and their larvae...

PJ Manney pjmanney at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 00:07:45 UTC 2008

On Feb 11, 2008 3:15 PM, James Clement <clementlawyer at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Possible solution: demonopolize the granting of university degrees by
> allowing degrees to be awarded by the regional accreditation groups on the
> basis of satisfactory completion of tests rather than attendance at a
> campus.  Thus, individuals could "learn at home" with or without tutors, and
> use the incredible infrastructure of the internet to bring quality lectures
> to them like MIT's and UC-Berkeley's free online course materials and video
> lectures.

In October, 2006, I wrote the a blog about "Sunrise Semester"

and it's influence on me as a child, comparing it to the opportunities
the free online courses can afford us:


Please keep in mind that I wrote this when I was still recuperating
from 2 blown discs and on the Oxy, so my writing is perhaps more...
feisty... loose and digressive than usual, but it still demonstrates
my appreciation for the opportunities for free media learning even
with the ancient technology of local affiliate television.


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