Registration is open for the first of 11 free online courses the University of Virginia will offer this year, the Richmond Times Dispatch reports. The non-credit courses known as MOOCs, for massive open online courses, are offered through a partnership with Coursera. They include business and education courses, as well as politics professor Larry Sabato’s course on John F. Kennedy. Among new courses is English professor Bruce Holsinger’s “Plagues, Witches and War: The Worlds of Historical Fiction,” which will begin Oct. 15 and is a version of the “Historical Fictions” seminar he teaches at U.Va. Holsinger is the author of...

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