November 16, 2012

The trend discussed in the Nov. 14 news article “Educators explore credit for free online course” is not a positive one. Attending college is not just about getting an education; it’s also about taking care of yourself, honing your social skills, living within a budget, joining clubs and teams, etc. Sitting in your parents’ house staring into a computer contributes little toward these worthy goals.

Irving Shapiro, Rockville