On-line Schooling with The Tolkien Professor–Corey Olsen


Aug 29, 2018

Corey Olsen, aka The Tolkien Professor, began out placing his
school lectures out in podcast type, and ended up founding an
on-line grasp’s program dedicated to the examine of imaginative
literature: Signum College. We talk about Signum, the state
approval course of, the present benefits and prospects of on-line
schooling, some variations between Tolkien and Lewis, and studying
Tolkien with youngsters.

Hyperlinks

Signum College https://signumuniversity.org/

Mythgard Institute (Signum’s free applications for the general public)
https://mythgard.org/

The Tolkien Professor Podcast
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-tolkien-professor/id320513707?mt=2

Corey Olsen’s web site https://tolkienprofessor.com/

Timestamps

Corey Olsen

2:38 Signum College permitted by the New Hampshire Increased
Schooling Fee

3:02 Scope of research at Signum College: definition of
imaginative literature; Tolkien on the middle

5:54 A basic distinction between Tolkien and Lewis

15:23 The method of getting an academic program permitted by
a state board

22:46 Corey’s motivations to podcast: need to speak with
greater than a tiny tutorial viewers, unfulfilled demand from individuals
who wish to examine Tolkien critically

28:43 Making on-line schooling extra than simply an environment friendly
correspondence course: real-time interplay and neighborhood

33:14 On-line schooling as an inexpensive different to bilking
college students and exploiting school

40:00 Signum’s free applications for the general public on the Mythgard
Institute

47:04 How outdated ought to your child be to learn The Lord of the
Rings
?

52:38 Moralizing Tolkien vs. Lewis: how they lend themselves to
alternative ways of studying with youngsters

56:17 This week’s studying: J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter
250
https://amzn.to/2PLXhcs

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