YouTube and Academia

David Parry bio photo By David Parry

I posted on the EMAC blog (Emerging Media and Communications here at UTD) about a class on YouTube, and now it seems that YouTube is taking an ever more academic turn. As I learned from Open Culture, Berkley and USC both have dedicated YouTube channels. Right now there offerings are sparse but they do cover a range (Biology to Nonviolence), with the USC channel not surprisingly containing video from the Annenberg Center for Communication. Perhaps this is a future trend in higher ed.