“Al’s intention ‘to recreate the organic environment of a classroom,’ Poplar explained to me over several Tweets, ‘has been key … b/c it’s not just about teaching the material to the students, but really showing them the process of how to learn it.’ This became clear as we followed the scent of Dickinson’s whimsy, inspiring nearly four thousand dizzying close readings by students.” Read more of Dorian Rolston’s experience taking an online modern poetry course on Coursera here.

“Al’s intention ‘to recreate the organic environment of a classroom,’ Poplar explained to me over several Tweets, ‘has been key … b/c it’s not just about teaching the material to the students, but really showing them the process of how to learn it.’ This became clear as we followed the scent of Dickinson’s whimsy, inspiring nearly four thousand dizzying close readings by students.” 

Read more of Dorian Rolston’s experience taking an online modern poetry course on Coursera here.

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