The tale was published anonymously in an obscure New York newspaper in 1852, before the writer won fame for his poetry.
The Chronicle is seeking suggestions for our annual feature on people trying to solve big problems facing campuses with the help of technology.
The technology has powerful implications in distance learning. At the University of Maryland, researchers are using it in projects involving health care, public safety, and education.
ProfHacker's Anastasia Salter takes a look at The Tessera: Ghostly Tracks, a new, free online educational alternate-reality game for teaching and learning computational thinking.