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History Channel to Launch Online Course for College Credit

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The school classroom is embracing TV, as A&e Network’s History station has collaborated with the University of Oklahoma to offer the first broadcasting company marked online course for credit.

Enlistment for the “United States, 1865 to the Present” course will start on Oct. 28, with the class set to be taught by OU educator and antiquarian Steve Gillon. A joint effort in the middle of History and OU, educational module will include professionally delivered feature addresses, tests, discourse gatherings and social cooperations, and additionally incorporated resources from the cabler.

The 16-week course will be offered amid the approaching spring semester, formally starting Jan. 12, giving an approach to school understudies to procure three transferable credits, or for the deep rooted learner.

The course is estimated at $500 for current school understudies trying to meet graduation prerequisites and secondary school understudies looking to kick off a school eduction, and at $250, for deep rooted learners.

After passing, understudies will get three school credits and a symbol of consummation.

“This course, consolidating the best in training and excitement, unites the assets and abilities of a lead state college and a national telecom company to present better approaches for looking into the past,” Gillon said. “With this course, we want to start the creative energy of another era of understudies, touch off their enthusiasm toward the investigation of history, and move them to take in more about how the past shapes the world we live in today.”

“We’re eager to make this dynamic and inventive course accessible for credit, and to be the first media organization to offer this opportunity,” said Dan Suratt, executive VP of advanced media at A+E Networks.

“At the point when the University of Oklahoma’s convention of scholastic fabulousness is joined with the narrating capacity and substance from History channel, understudies all around will have a chance to select in another, astounding course that is intended to be intelligent and captivating,” included college president David L. Boren. “The primary course being offered is U.s. history, however our aim is for the quantity of courses offered to keep on growwing. Through this association, we are attempting to help bring down the expense of instruction for school understudies, while stretching out new chances to deep rooted learners all over the place.”

History channel and OU are creating extra courses for approaching semesters.

Course enlistment will be open at www.history.com/courses.

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