Sunday, November 13, 2005

FREE Knowledge from MIT's OpenCourseware!

Well we've all heard the expression, "There's no free lunch!", but lucky for us, on the Internet, there are some wonderful exceptions. A great blog post from Christopher Roach (from Oreilly) discusses the awesome FREE, yes FREE online courses given by MIT- oh yes, FREE! He explores other great rsources on MIT's web site and this is one of my recommended must reads!

Read his post here:
Learn Lisp From MIT--for Free!!!

MIT OpenCourseware (MIT OCW):

* Is a publication of MIT course materials
* Does not require any registration
* Is not a degree-granting or certificate-granting activity
* Does not provide access to MIT faculty

Check out the "Master Course List" at:

Highlights from the web site:
Curriculum Guide - In the interest of improving the MIT OCW user experience, they offer a guide to MIT's undergraduate and graduate curriculum. - MIT OCW offers access to a small selection of complete video or audio lectures. Read more about their approach to video and see the entire list of complete video series.
MIT Departments with OpenCourseware are:

  • Aeronautics and Astronautics

  • Anthropology

  • Architecture

  • Biological Engineering Division

  • Biology

  • Brain and Cognitive Sciences

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Chemistry

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Comparative Media Studies

  • Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

  • Economics

  • Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

  • Engineering Systems Division

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures

  • Health Sciences and Technology

  • History

  • Linguistics and Philosophy

  • Literature

  • Materials Science and Engineering

  • Mathematics

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Media Arts and Sciences

  • Music and Theater Arts

  • Nuclear Science and Engineering

  • Ocean Engineering

  • Physics

  • Political Science

  • Science, Technology, and Society

  • Sloan School of Management

  • Special Programs

  • Urban Studies and Planning

  • Women's Studies

  • Writing and Humanistic Studies

    "OpenCourseWare expresses in an immediate and far-reaching way MIT's goal of advancing education around the world. Through MIT OCW, educators and students everywhere can benefit from the academic activities of our faculty and join a global learning community in which knowledge and ideas are shared openly and freely for the benefit of all."
    - Susan Hockfield, President of MIT

    Treat yourself to some high quality FREE knowledge courtesy of MIT! I have, and will again!


    Another useful education resource:
    The Educational Voyage Portal Search Engine

    posted by An Educational Voyage @ 11/13/2005 05:40:00 PM  
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