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Eric Foner's Civil War MOOCs Launch Today on EdX

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NEW YORK, New York, September 17, 2014 — Columbia University’s Center for New Media Teaching and Learning (CCNMTL) today launches the first of three new online courses on edX: The Civil War and Reconstruction (CWR). Eric Foner, Pulitzer-Prize-winning historian and Columbia University’s DeWitt Clinton Professor of History, teaches this three-part massive open online course (MOOC). The series is free and accessible to anyone anywhere with an Internet connection, including K-12 educators and students.

CWR Press Release:
CWR Press Kit:
CWR Course Page:

Eric Foner's The Civil War and Reconstruction in the media:
History News Network
New York Book Review

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