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U North Carolina Greensboro Enters MOOC Arena with Soulful Course

The University of North Carolina, Greensboro (UNCG) has entered the massive open online course (MOOC) arena with it's first offering, "The Soul and the Search for Meaning: From the Greeks to the Present."

Available as of today, the course is lead by UNCG Professor Stephen Ruzicka and adapted from a course he taught on campus. It will explore "the development of ideas about the soul and the universe and the connection between the two" in three modules covering the Greeks, early Christians and beyond, according to a university news release.

Credit will not be offered for the course, but certificates will be available to students who complete the course.

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