Learning Resources on the web
Published September 20th, 2007
The web is one big learning resource, however there are some sites that have some nice information and courses, here is a list of some of them:
- Annenberg Media – A host of video lectures ranging from the art of the Wild West to abnormal psychology.
- ArsDigita University – ArsDigita was originally a comp sci program from MIT. While it is now shut down, all the coursework was put online.
- BBC Learning – Online courses from the British Broadcasting Corporation.
- BruinCast – UCLA course lectures.
- Chinese University Lectures – Hundreds of lectures from fourteen well known Chinese universities.
- Envible – Collaborative Learning Community
- Google Books – search for content of books
- iTunes U – Huge repository of course podcasts from well known universities.
- Learning from YouTube – Pitzer College lectures on YouTube.
- MIT OpenCourseWare – Classes on anything from history to urban studies, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- MIT World – Tons of lectures from different speakers at MIT.
- MITE AP Courses – Free Montrey Institute AP courses.
- Open Learning Initiative – Learn engineering, reasoning, chemistry, and much more from Carnegie Mellon University.
- Project Gutenberg – Thousands of free eBooks, including many course textbooks.
- Sofia – Take CC-licensed courses from small colleges.
- SWTC CourseCasts – Lectures on everything from debt to microbiology, from Southwest Wisconsin Technical College.
- The Open University OpenLearn – Great Britain’s first open learning university offers free courses from health care to William Wilberforce.
- UC Berkley Webcasts – Get audio and video netcasts from one of the best known universities in the country.
- UChannel – Princeton-sponsored online lectures.
- Utah State University OpenCourseWare – Learn everything from theatre production to cattle management from Utah State University.
- W3Schools – Tons of free online web developer tutorials.
- Western Kentucky University Distance Learning Podcasts & VODcasts – Read, listen to, and watch lectures from WKU.
- Connexions – Hundreds of user submitted courses on everything from mathematics to humanities.
- Google Video Educational Genre – Wide variety of user created videos uploaded to Google Video.
- Internet Archive Open Educational Resources – A huge multitude of courses with categories ranging from .NET programming to Chinese literature.
- Scholarpedia – Similar to Wikipedia, but with articles written by “experts” chosen by the community.
- Wikibooks – Thousands of textbooks written in over 40 different languages.
Do you know of any that are not listed?
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