Good grades aren't the only benefits college students can reap for faithful note taking. They can get a paycheck, too—thanks to a new web venture that has raised concerns among some professors.


Knetwit.com, created by two award-winning students from Babson College in Massachusetts, invites students and professors nationwide to upload their class lecture notes, making them available to anyone with a free Knetwit account.


Every time a student's notes are downloaded, they are awarded "Koins," or Knetwit currency. Every "Koin" is equivalent to four cents. When a student reaches the $10 mark, he or she can cash in or buy a product—such as...

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