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UNC Reaches More Students with TV, Internet

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CHAPEL HILL — The University of North Carolina isreaching out to students who may not have access to traditional classes. Anew class combining documentary-style televised lectures and the Internetwill be offerred this spring.

The first multi-media class will be a course in economics. UNCChancellor Michael Hooker says the new class will benefit adults who can'tleave their jobs or families to make time for college.

Once a week will be the video part and they will go on-line a couple oftimes a week to have Internet based discussion groups

Hooker says if this trial class is a success, he envisions moreclasses like this being offerred across the whole university system.

Photographer:GilHollingsworth

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