February 27, 2012

The Best Free Online Courses to Expand Your Mind


Viva la information! Here is a collection of completely free online courses and lectures, from the world’s greatest educational institutions.

MIT Open Courseware – Free lecture notes, exams, and videos from MIT. No registration required.

Khan Acadmey – a library of over 2,700 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 306 practice exercises,

UPenn Online Books – Listing over 1 million free education related books, by University of Pennsylvania

Tufts OpenCourseWare – Tufts OpenCourseWare is part of a new educational movement initiated by MIT that provides free access to course content for everyone online

University of Berkeley’s online webcasts, ready to be downloaded to your iPod or PC.

Harvard’s collection of free courses. Although not very extensive, it is from one of the world’s top universities.

Stanford on iTunes U provides access to a wide range of Stanford-related digital audio content via the iTunes Store.

Stanford Computer Science Library – This online library collects education CS material from Stanford courses and distributes them for free.

Princeton’s collection of archived media lectures

Carnegie Melon – Carnegie Mellon University’s Online Learning Initiative (OLI) is an open educational resources (OER) project. They provide web-based courses based on a detailed, science-based understanding of how students learn.

Utah state Open Courseware – following in MIT’s path, they have a large colleciton of free online courses available for download.

JHBSPH – Medically related, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s OPENCOURSEWARE (OCW) project provides access to content of the School’s most popular courses

The Open University – Try over 600 free online courses from The Open University.

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One Comment

  1. dennis mkhombo May 4, 2012 at 12:40 am

    Please send me more information about free courses you offer .

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