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Friday 22nd February, 2013 Open courseware projects (OCWs) provide numerous opportunites for students or lifelong learners to explore new topics or to learn more about things they're already interested in. While massive open online courses (MOOCs) are making headlines (we've included a few here for you to try out), open courseware projects are available in a wide range of formats, brining together everything from lecture notes to videos to reading material.
Free online courses are offered by real schools. Learn which courses are available, what topics they cover and which ones lead to real college credit.
Click to view Little appreciated outside the world of academia, there are literally thousands of .edu sites bursting with incredibly useful and interesting information and resources. Most of these sites won't pop up to the surface of the average search engine quest, and so they wait, neglected and underused...until now. Keep reading for a quick tour through the mysterious underground world of .edu. Art Visit the Yale University Art Gallery and their astonishing array of online images. Sweet Briar College has compiled a ginormous database of art history resources; the University of Michigan has a similar entry titled the Mother of All Art History , as does Concordia with their Art History Research Center .
By Caitlin Smith Digital arts is a growing field, with lots of educational resources available. You can get a university-level education in digital art by taking advantage of open courseware, which we’ve highlighted here.