What a neat concept…learning for free. There is literraly something for everyone.
The whole article can be found HERE. (The original artcile was published on Thursday 17th of January, 2008)
A high quality education doesn’t have to come at a high cost. In fact, it’s possible to take classes from big names like Yale, MIT, and Tufts without ever submitting an application or paying a cent in tuition. We’ve compiled 200 online classes from these and other respected institutions, and you can take all of them with no strings attached.
These courses cover physics, geology, natural phenomena, and more.
- Fundamentals of Physics: Professor Ramamurti Shankar’s physics course from Yale covers Newtonian mechanics, special relativity, and more.
- Principles of Chemical Science: Professors Ceyer and Drennan of MIT provide this introductory chemistry course.
- Frontiers and Controversies in Astrophysics: Yale’s Professor Charles Bailyn discusses extra-solar planets, black holes and dark energy in this course.
- Life in the Palaeozoic: Take a look at the evolution that occured in the Palaeozoic era.
- General Biology I: Learn the basic principles of biology in this course.
- General Biology II: This course continues the principles from General Biology I.
- Physics I: Classical Mechanics: Professor Lewin from MIT discusses Newtonian mechanics, fluid mechanics, and kinetic gas theory.
- Climate Change: Understand the basic science behind climate change and global warming.
- Quantum Mechanics: Get a working knowledge and comprehension of quantum mechanical operations.
- Organic Chemistry I: Professors Berkowski and O’Connor of MIT cover the basic principles of the structure and reactivity behind organic molecules.
- Earthquakes: Learn about these destructive natural disasters.
- Comparing Stars: Get an introduction to stars and the Hertzprung-Russell diagram.
- Physics III: Vibrations and Waves: Physics III with MIT’s Professor Lewin covers mechanical vibrations, waves, and beyond.
- Introduction to Modern Physics: This course discusses physics from Max Planck to Einstein.
- Superconductivity: Take a look at the phenomenon of superconductivity and its applications.
- Electricity and Magnetism: Learn about electromagnitism in everyday objects and beyond with MIT professor Walter Lewin.
- Evolution Through Natural Selection: Explore the theory of evolution by natural selection according to Charles Darwin.
- Physics for Humanists: Learn about classical and modern physics with emphasis on the connection between science and society.
- The Evolving Universe: This course discusses the “Big Bang” and what is believed to have happened in the moments following.
- Physics I: Physics I with MIT professor Stanley Kowalski is an introduction to classical mechanics.
- The Sun: Get an in-depth look at the brightest star in our universe.
Language, Arts & Design
Get in touch with your artistic side by learning French, studying poetry, and honing your dance skills.
- Modern Poetry: This Yale poetry course with Professor Langdon Hammer discusses modern poetry, including Yeates, Pound and Frost.
- French: En Ville: Learn basic French language skills that will help you find your way around a French town.
- Three-Dimensional Modeling, Animation and Rendering Using Blender 3D Software: This course is an introduction to computer generated 3-D modeling and animation.
- Beginning Latin: Grammar: Learn the ancient language of Latin in this course.
- Finding Information in Modern Languages: Learn how to identify and use information in Modern Languages.
- Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose: Learn how to write academic papers in this course.
- Producing Films for Social Change: Learn about the basic principles of video journalism, with special attention paid to documentaries for social change.
- Spanish: Espacios Publicos: This language course focuses on Spanish as a communication tool, as well as Hispanic culture.
- First Year Chinese I: Get a basic understanding of Chinese speaking and written languages in this course.
- First Year Chinese II: This course is a continuation of First Year Chinese II.
- Dance Skills: Learn this expressive art form as a way to communicate through movement.
- English Grammar in Context: Understand the complexities of English grammar with this course.
- Studing the Arts and Humanities: Get an introduction to studying the arts and humanities, working on your learning skills.
- Technology for Professional Writers: Develop technological skills that are needed for today’s writing industry with this course.
- Understanding Theatre: Learn about the enjoyment of theatre as an art form as well as theatre’s application to daily life.
- CALFNES Spanish: This Spanish course is deisnged for non-English speakers.
- Nature and the Built Environment: This course discusses architecture as it relates to nature, now and in ancient cities.
- Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode: Develop critical skills for persuasive research writing with this course.
- Classical Drama and Theatre: Take a look at ancient Greek and Roman theatre in this course.
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