Saturday, August 15, 2009
Losing Brain Cells Lately?
It's back-to-school time, so gain a few back with online courses!
Many universities offer free lectures and courses: Berkeley, Harvard, MIT, NIH, Princeton, Stanford, Yale, and BYU, to name only a few.
You can explore subjects such as: Astronomy, biology, chemistry, computer science, economics, engineering, English, history, law, mathematics, medicine, philosophy, political science, psychology, and religion.
Check it out:
Academic Earth - online lectures/courses
AcaWiki - summaries of academic papers and literature reviews
Flat World - online text books
BYU Free Online Courses - family history, religion and more
Free books, fiction and nonfiction, online - public domain books
More courses, by university
More courses, by subject
Here are a couple lectures to get you started...
The World Is Flat 3.0
The American Novel Since 1945
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