Open Culture Barry wants to appeal to both Humanities and Science majors by creating
A writing and picture-making class with focus on the basic physical structure of the brain with emphasis on hemispheric differences and a particular sort of insight and creative concentration that seems to come about when we are using our hands (the original digital devices) —to help us figure out a problem.You can audit this course from home as Barry will be posting assignments to her Tumblr page.
Look at the first page of Barry's syllabus posted above, and other than drawings, how does it compare to the normal ten-page, single spaced, typewritten syllabus your professor usually hands out? Do you think pictures help students better understand what is expected of them? Would you like to get a syllabus like this?