mac-plugged-inWe already knew the internet was for porn and snarky blogs and other important stuff, but is it really possible to go to class online without checking your Facebook every 10 minutes or going on a Wikipedia binge?

We don’t mean the online courses they currently offer as a supplement to your education in the classroom, we’re talking about a full-fledged online UC. No chalk boards, no beer pong, no Asian Ghetto.

The idea comes from Berkeley School of Law dean, Christopher Edley, who advocated creating a “cyber campus” in an opinion piece published in Wednesday’s New York Times. It would cost a little more than a community college education, without any of the hassle of actually moving. read more »