Last week we heard that Harvard University is recruiting alumni of a popular humanities course (The Ancient Greek Hero) to serve as volunteer mentors and discussion leaders for the MOOC-scale, online version of the class. So then a question worth asking is why would Harvard ask alumni to serve in this capacity? Who benefits, and how?
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