Monthly Archives: March 2012

Friday Update (30 March 2012): Twelve new classes, several new website features, and more

There haven’t been any Friday Update blog posts recently, so a lot is new since the last one. First, new classes: ryugi created Creative Writing, which begins April 2: “A fresh look at creative writing, accompanied with powerpoint presentations and prompts.” Sine_Ira_Et_Studio created Roman … Continue reading

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Friday Update (9 March 2012)

Some of the main class updates this week: Sebatinsky completed his Intro to Swordplay: 17th Century Italian Fencing class, which has been moved to the UReddit Archive;  tool86 created German for advanced beginners (CEFR A1); Intro to Group Theory continues with Week 5; the … Continue reading

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Class statistics have been implemented!

UReddit has begun to collect class satistics. Class impressions, [+] clicks, and class page views are being collected. Unfortunately, since this feature was just impemented, no data is available for any views prior to 7 March 2012. Statistics for a … Continue reading

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Guest feature: How one person started as a UReddit teacher and came to guest lecture at the University of Maryland, and the experience in between

Elliot S. Volkman (@TheJournalizer), who taught Online Communities 101, has written a short piece on his experience teaching a UReddit class and what came of it. Here’s what he wrote: “Education is a wonderful thing, but once you reach a … Continue reading

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Friday Update (2 March 2012)

New classes this week: Psykhattak created the class From Page to Stage to be conducted via a subreddit: “We’ll choose one to two plays as a class and then analyze it through the eyes of the production team and the actors.”. vagueabond created … Continue reading

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