Monday, June 2, 2008

Free College Education - Minus the Degree

One great aspect of the internet is the availability of free educational resources. Nowadays, this even includes lectures and class materials from some of the nation's most prominent universities and academic collections.

Carnegie Mellon
Free online courses at Carnegie Mellon

The following online courses are available for free to anyone through the Open Learning Initiative:
  • Engineering Statistics
  • Statistics
  • Causal & Statistical Reasoning
  • Modern Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • French
  • Logic & Proofs
  • Physics
  • Empirical Research Methods
  • Computational Discrete Mathematics

Library of Congress
Free resources at the Library of Congress

The American Memory Collections provide an authoritative source of historical documents, analysis, and unique Library of Congress treasures:
  • Advertising
  • African American History
  • Architecture, Landscape
  • Cities, Towns
  • Culture, Folklife
  • Environment, Conservation
  • Government, Law
  • Immigration, American Expansion
  • Literature
  • Maps
  • Native American History
  • Performing Arts, Music
  • Presidents
  • Religion
  • Sports, Recreation
  • Technology, Industry
  • War, Military
  • Women's History

University of Washington
Free courses at University Washington

OpenUW provides internet users with access to University of Washington course materials:
  • The American Civil War
  • Energy, Diet and Weight
  • Greek Mythology
  • Gulliver's Travels
  • Hamlet
  • HTML Basics
  • History of Jazz: New Orleans
  • The American Revolution
  • Shakespeare's Comedies
  • Heroic Fantasy: Tolkien
  • World War II

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