'Fear and Horror'-Themed Courses Help Keep Texas System's Students Engaged

Students at Lone Star College, in Texas, are learning about sociology by preparing for a "zombie apocalypse," a drama class is tackling stage fright, and biology students are studying what happens when organisms attack. The "fear and horror"-themed courses are one of the more colorful examples of the kind of out-of-the-box thinking that the League for Innovation in the Community College is showcasing this week at its annual meeting here.

The Lone Star initiative, which includes