Here's a dream-come-true for Web addicts: college credit for watching YouTube.SoCal college offers YouTube class - Yahoo! News:
Pitzer College this fall began offering what may be the first course about the video-sharing site. About 35 students meet in a classroom but work mostly online, where they view YouTube content and post their comments....
Class members control most of the class content and YouTube watchers from around the world are encouraged to comment, Juhasz said.
She hopes the course will raise serious issues about YouTube, such as the role of "corporate-sponsored democratic media expression."
YouTube is "a phenomenon that should be studied," student Darren Grose said. "You can learn a lot about American culture and just Internet culture in general."