Not long ago, we were looking to create a new online course that would engage students in serious discussions about sociology, ethics, psychology, and epidemiology.
[caption id="attachment_58552" align="alignleft" width="150"] Colleges are using connections to pop culture to draw interest to online courses.[/caption]
The answer, obviously, was to create an online course on zombies.
Yes, zombies. Both of us are fans of The Walking Dead, AMC's popular television series about a post-apocalyptic America, as well as other literature and films about zombies.
We realized that all joking aside, an online course on zombies would allow us...