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UB hopes new type of online class will transform education

UB hopes new type of online class will transform education

For the first time this spring, students who want to take a class at the University of Baltimore with a Pulitzer Prize-winning civil rights historian won't be bound by the university they chose to attend. The class, taught by local author Taylor Branch, is the University System of Maryland's first crack at offering an online, credit course for students from any of the system's 14 institutions, including Coppin, Towson and the University of Maryland, College Park. They will be able to communicate and interact in real time with classmates and with Branch, best known for writing the trilogy "America in the King Years." Officials are also in talks with universities...

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