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400 Free Online Courses from Top Universities. Advertisement Get 1100 free online courses from the world’s leading universities — Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, Oxford and more.

400 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

You can download these audio & video courses (often from iTunes, YouTube, or university web sites) straight to your computer or mp3 player. Over 30,000 hours of free audio & video lectures, await you now. Top 10 Universities With Free Courses Online. #1 UC Berkeley Ranked as the #1 public school in the United States, Berkeley offers podcasts and webcasts of amazing professors lecturing.

Top 10 Universities With Free Courses Online

Each course has an RSS feed so you can track each new lecture. For printable assignments and notes you can check the professors homepage, which is usually given in the first lecture or google his name. Even though the notes, homework and tests are not directly printed in the berkeley website, as they are in MIT and other courseware sites, it's not a problem to find them. Online Education Database - Online Colleges and Universities. 100 Incredible Lectures from the World’s Top Scientists. Posted on Thursday June 18, 2009 by Staff Writers By Sarah Russel Unless you’re enrolled at one of the best online colleges or are an elite member of the science and engineering inner circle, you’re probably left out of most of the exciting research explored by the world’s greatest scientists.

100 Incredible Lectures from the World’s Top Scientists

But thanks to the Internet and the generosity of many universities and online colleges, you’ve now got access to the cutting edge theories and projects that are changing the world in this list below. If you’re looking for even more amazing lectures, check out our updated list for 2012 with more talks from great minds. General Let the world’s top scientists explain exactly how they do their job when you listen to these lectures.

Online Universities - Accredited Online University Guide. A complete list of free online courses offered by Stanford's Coursera, MIT and Harvard led edX (MITx+HardvardX+BerkeleyX), and Udacity. OER Commons. Steve Wheeler: Open Educations Wordwide! Chaîne de CollegeBinary. Upload Subscription preferences Loading...

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Keeping MOOCs Open. MOOCs — or Massive Open Online Courses — have been getting a lot of attention lately.

Keeping MOOCs Open

Just in the last year or so, there’s been immense interest in the potential for large scale online learning, with significant investments being made in companies (Coursera, Udacity, Udemy), similar non-profit initiatives (edX) and learning management systems (Canvas, Blackboard). The renewed interest in MOOCs was ignited after last year’s Introduction to Artificial Intelligence course offered via Stanford University, when over 160,000 people signed up to take the free online course. OpenLearn - The Open University. Massive open online course. A complete list of Massive Open Online Courses (free online courses) offered by the best universities and entities.

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Microsoft PowerPoint - POEMs VUB14 - POEMs VUB14.pdf. Moosphere. Using mLearning and MOOCs to understand chaos, emergence, and complexity in education. Inge deWaard Athabasca University, Canada Sean Abajian Los Angeles Unified School District, USA Michael Sean Gallagher JSTOR, USA Rebecca Hogue University of Ottawa, Canada Nilgün Keskin Anadolu University, Turkey Apostolos Koutropoulos University of Massachusetts, USA Osvaldo C.

Using mLearning and MOOCs to understand chaos, emergence, and complexity in education

Khan Academy. OpenCourseWare at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Learn Science at Nature. Scitable is a free science library and personal learning tool brought to you by Nature Publishing Group, the world's leading publisher of science.

Learn Science at Nature

Scitable currently concentrates on genetics and cell biology, which include the topics of evolution, gene expression, and the rich complexity of cellular processes shared by living organisms. Scitable also offers resources for the budding scientist, with advice about effective science communication and career paths. Chaîne de khanacademy. Open Course Library. Smarthistory: a multimedia web-book about art and art history. Smarthistory at Khan Academy offers more than one thousand videos and articles on art from around the world and across time.

Smarthistory: a multimedia web-book about art and art history

We are working with more than one hundred art historians and some of the world's most important museums to make Khan Academy the best art history resource anywhere.Use the "subject" pulldown menu (go to "Humanities") at the top of this window or click on the headings below to access our content: Art history basics First things first (you are here) The materials and techniques artists use Art 1010 Prehistoric art in Europe and West Asia Paleolithic art Neolithic art Art of the ancient Mediterranean Ancient Near East Egyptian art and culture Aegean Greek Nabatean Etruscan Roman Judaism in art Art of Medieval Europe A beginner's guide to medieval Europe Books and the dissemination of knowledge in medieval Europe Early Christian Byzantine (late Roman Empire) Latin (Western) Europe Late Gothic art in Italy.

Educational Websites. Coursera. OpenStax College. TeacherTube - Teach the World. Oxford Open. OUP Supports Open Access Oxford University Press (OUP) is mission-driven to facilitate the widest possible dissemination of high-quality research.

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We embrace both green and gold open access (OA) publishing to support this mission. A Proven Track Record of Success OUP has been publishing OA content since 2004. Since that time, ‘gold’ OA has grown dramatically and proven effective in some disciplines. Free Online Courses. Advance your College Education & Career. 8,200+ Strong, Researchers Band Together To Force Science Journals To Open Access.

Evolutionary biologist Michael Eisen made this t-shirt design in support of the Elsevier boycott.

8,200+ Strong, Researchers Band Together To Force Science Journals To Open Access

Academic research is behind bars and an online boycott by 8,209 researchers (and counting) is seeking to set it free…well, more free than it has been. The boycott targets Elsevier, the publisher of popular journals like Cell and The Lancet, for its aggressive business practices, but opposition was electrified by Elsevier’s backing of a Congressional bill titled the Research Works Act (RWA). Though lesser known than the other high-profile, privacy-related bills SOPA and PIPA, the act was slated to reverse the Open Access Policy enacted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2008 that granted the public free access to any article derived from NIH-funded research.

But the fight for open access is just getting started. Seem dramatic? Paying a high price for academic journals isn’t anything new, but the events that unfolded surrounding the RWA was the straw that broke the camel’s back. Free Online Course Materials. FreeLearning.pdf (application/pdf Object)

Commons learning alliance. InTech - Open Science Open Minds. Mary & mac design. Intro to AI - Introduction to Artificial Intelligence - Oct-Dec 2011. Learning for everyone, by everyone, about almost anything. Your Free Online School: Courses, Video Lectures, Documentaries, Images, Books and more. Alsica.pdf - isociety11.pdf. Learning Materials. DNA from the Beginning DNA from the Beginning is an animated tutorial on DNA, genes and heredity. The science behind each concept is explained using... see more DNA from the Beginning is an animated tutorial on DNA, genes and heredity.

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12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free. Post written by: Marc Chernoff Email All education is self-education. Period. It doesn’t matter if you’re sitting in a college classroom or a coffee shop. We don’t learn anything we don’t want to learn. Those people who take the time and initiative to pursue knowledge on their own are the only ones who earn a real education in this world. If you’re interested in learning something new, this article is for you. Note that some of the sources overlap between various subjects of education. Online Courses - Anytime, Anywhere.

OCW Consortium. OpenCourseWare. History[edit] The OpenCourseWare movement started in 1999 when the University of Tübingen in Germany published videos of lectures online for its timms initiative (Tübinger Internet Multimedia Server).[1] The OCW movement only took off, however, with the launch of MIT OpenCourseWare at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Open Learning Initiative at Carnegie Mellon University[2] in October 2002. The movement was soon reinforced by the launch of similar projects at Yale, the University of Michigan, and the University of California Berkeley.

MIT's reasoning behind OCW was to "enhance human learning worldwide by the availability of a web of knowledge".[3] MIT also stated that it would allow students (including, but not limited to its own) to become better prepared for classes so that they may be more engaged during a class. Serendipity. OpenCourseWare. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. OpenCourseWare (OCW) désigne un projet destiné à mettre gratuitement en ligne des cours de niveau universitaire, de la même façon que les logiciels libres le sont. Une application libre de visioconférence conçue pour les profs. À l'ère des MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) et de l'éducation en ligne, posséder une bonne plateforme de visioconférence est essentiel.

Il existe déjà des applications gratuites répondant à ces besoins. Par exemple, le « hangout » de Google + fonctionne très bien. Néanmoins, il n'est pas spécifiquement conçu pour l'enseignement à distance comme le logiciel que nous vous présentons aujourd'hui. BigBlueButton est une application de visioconférence à code ouvert qui se veut simple à utiliser et offre toute la flexibilité nécessaire pour les enseignants et les apprenants. En fait, l'installation constitue le seul élément délicat, dans la mesure où il faut la réaliser sur un serveur capable de supporter le volume de connexions attendu dans votre cours (plusieurs dizaines, centaines, voire milliers de connexions en même temps).

MOOC completion rates. Connexions - Sharing Knowledge and Building Communities. Welcome to OpenWaldorf.com! School of Open. Learn open practices at School of Open. Why "open"? Universal access to and participation in research, education, and culture is made possible by openness, but not enough people know what it means or how to take advantage of it. We hear about Open Source Software, Open Educational Resources, and Open Access… But what are these movements, who are their communities, and how do they work? Most importantly—how can they help me?

A collaboration with the public. Connectivism. Upload and Search Theses and Dissertations - OpenThesis. Connectivism and MOOCs.