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This summer, Chad
Mason signed up for online general psychology at the University of North
Carolina at Charlotte. This spring, Jonathan Serrano took intro to
psychology online at Essex County College in Newark, New Jersey.
Though the two undergraduates were separated by more than 600 miles,
enrolled in different institutions, and paying different tuitions, they
were taking what amounts to the same course. That’s because the course
wasn’t produced by either school. Instead, it was a sophisticated
package devised by publishing giant Pearson PLC and delivered through a
powerful online platform called MyPsychLab.