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MIT Open Courseware: STEM Concept Videos

The MIT Open Courseware project has released a new class on iTunes U: STEM Concept Videos. “The Concept Vignettes are a series of videos produced by the Teaching and Learning Lab (TLL) at MIT, for the Singapore University of Technology and … Continue reading

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Using Free Educational Resources to Boost or Change Careers

I was recently visiting with a friend of mine who was expressing dissatisfaction in her career and was telling me about her new plan to do a complete career shift. Now, we are in our 30s, well educated, and the … Continue reading

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Take Classes at MIT & Harvard for Free

MIT and Harvard University have announced a joint venture: edX which, starting the Fall of 2012, start providing free online courses for all. Students will receive a grade, but no actual credit (sorry, no Harvard Degree without enrollment). The hope is to provide … Continue reading

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15 Opportunities for Free Online Education

A reader just forwarded me an interesting article entitled “15 Inspiring Examples of Free Online Education” by OnlineCollege.org. They list a number of gems ranging from online open academies, free resources, and courses offered by world-renowned institutions. They are geared … Continue reading

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MIT Open Courseware – Free Online Course Materials

If you are not yet familiar with MIT’s Open Courseware, you soon will be. A few months ago, MIT elected to make a good chunk of its courses available to the public, free of charge. Now, this doesn’t mean that … Continue reading

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