>Yesterday in the hallways of Michel Foucault Memorial Panopticon, I heard the following conversation as two student passed a classroom labeled “Distance Learning Classroom.”
Student #1: What’s a Distance Learning Classroom?
Student #2: It’s where they broadcast a video of a professor’s lecture from a remote location.*
Student #1: They do that?!
*Well, actually, it’s where they film such lectures — in front of a live audience! — to broadcast later to students *not* in classrooms. But as I used to say in the fifth grade, “same diff.”