Internet Educational Resources
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Education is changing. The Internet is a great resource for learning whatever you want, and is almost free.
Universities with free educational content
- MIT OpenCourseware - The original and still one of the best, provides syllabi, problem sets, lecture videos, and sometimes extensive lecture notes for regular MIT classes. MIT also has a YouTube channel for their lectures, available here.
- John Hopkins School OpenCourseware - Great resource if you are interested in Public Health as a career move.
- Utah State OpenCourseware - Solid site for many lower level undergraduate classes.
- Tufts OpenCourseware - Another introduction to the life sciences, and public health.
- Open UW - Free on-line courses from the University of Washington
- UC Berkley Courses Webcasts - Free video and/or audio lectures of present and past courses at UC Berkley. UC Berkley also has a YouTube channel of their lectures, available here.
- EcEdWeb - Free course on Economics from the University of Nebraska
- Whatcom Community College Math Courses
- Princeton University Archived Lectures
- Dartmouth College, Introduction to Probability
- Stanford CS Education Library
- University of Pennsylvania Online Books Page
- Carnegie Mellon University Open Learning Initiative
- NY University: Mathematics Material
- Stanford - A variety of podcasts containing academic information.
- American Sign Language
- BBC Languages - Free on-line education in various languages
- Deutsche Welle "Deutsch Interaktiv" - Free on-line German lessons from Germany's international broadcaster
- "Kurso de Esperanto" - Free downloadable 12 lession course for Windows and Linux
- Spanish Kit - Free on-line Spanish language course with free downloadable material for off-line studying.
- Learn Welsh via BBC
- Vistawide World Languages & Cultures - Listings of various language education resources, some free, many low-cost.
- Word2Word - Index to on-line language courses and services.
Other free resources
Please limit the resources to the free and useful
- Librivox - Free Creative Commons AudioBook Literature: Ranging from Dostoyevsky to Darwin, from Ayn Rand to Mikhail Bakunin (And even an audiobook of Einstein's Theory of Relativity.)
- Web cloud University - multimeda courses and tutorials on interesting and funny topics
- Free-Ed.net - Free education on the Internet
- Wikipedia - Obviously.
- Creative Commons - Bunch of different resources...and it's searchable.
- Wikiversity - Open-source textbooks and user-taught classes.
- Internet Archive - Searchable resource of literally thousands of documents, papers and recordings, all for free!
- Curriki - "Our mission is to improve education around the world by empowering teachers, students and parents with user-created, open source curricula, and it's all free!"
- Library of Congress
- Annenberg Media - (Free registration required)
- Core Documents on U.S. Democracy - (See what those wild-eyed, free-thinking, whiskey-drinking, hemp-growing radicals were thinking of!)
- Learn CPR
- Sophia Project
- ERI Distance Learning Center - (Take preview classes for free. College credit costs $29 exam fee.)
- A First Course in Linear Algebra
- Article on Lifehacker about free on-line education