Professor Maggie Sokolik teaches writing at UC Berkeley as well as worldwide. Her massive open online course, or MOOC, was launched in November. In this episode, you can listen to her ideas about writing and the MOOC itself. Also featured: Bence Lissák, a third-year student at the University of Pécs. Take a listen.
If you would like to find out more about the college writing MOOC, please visit
Shorter versions of this episode are posted on the MOOC podcast page at
and at my new Take Off podcast page at
Take Off 85
Visiting professor Gabriel Loiacono from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh speaks about his work in progress.
Take Off 81
Episode 75: Adán Reyes talks about his work as a chemist at the National Autonomous University of México, that special tool, the glovebox, and those amazing volcanoes, Popocatépetl and Iztaccihuatl.
Music credit: from the Mahahual Music podcast.
Please note that the first 20 episodes are available from me directly from now on as I had to delete them from Podomatic to make space for the new episodes. Send me email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need some of those episodes.