Via University Diaries, an editorial by an undergraduate at the University of Missouri in St. Louis, decrying the increasing prevalence of online courses at his (her?) university.
There has been huge push in U.S. universities towards providing online or "hybrid" courses. Many faculty realize that students in these courses miss out on a large part of the university experience. Apparently, some students do, too.
Now, if only we could get college administrators to understand.