WOW! What a wonderful experience this has been! The credits are starting to roll and the exit music is playing!
Like others, major kudos to TCM, Ball State, Dr. Edwards, Vince Cellini, Dr. Wes Gehring, and Greg Proops for a month like no other.
Having used Canvas for my own classes, I also appreciate - aside from the instructional design, interesting content, engagement of learners, and the enlightenment and fun of it all - the hard work that it takes to structure such an online learning experience. The mechanics behind the scenes are much like the production of the many movies we have seen and been exposed to.
I sincerely mean it when I say: I wonder what Tuesday and Wednesday nights will be like without this course, since it was both a pleasure and privilege to spend those evenings with like minded individuals across the globe. I was never much of a twit (if that is the proper name of a Twitter subscriber) until this course, but have enjoyed tweeting while we watch the movies together. (This is starting to have the length of an Oscar acceptance speech, when the orchestra is playing the GET OFF THE STAGE music!, yet it is heartfelt!)
While I was not able to see ALL of the films, I did see the majority of them. Some I liked better than others, but that is to be expected. I am facing some involved sinus surgery in the month of October - and as they say laughter is the best medicine, so I have my list of unseen movies from the OUCH! list (how appropriate!) with which to mend. I just hope after surgery I don't die laughing or snort (since that may be painful!) while making my way through my Letterbox watchlist.
Well, enough of profuse praise. I do hope we have another class of this nature - personally, I vote for one on musicals in film, since I am a junkie of that genre.
But in closing, I want to share this from You Tube: https://www.youtube....h?v=pOMqqI-kzHY
I do love to laugh, and again - thank you ALL for that!