Notes from the Electronic Cottage 2/14/08

Producer/host: Jim Campbell

Here are addresses for sites mentioned in this week’s program that offer free college level course materials to anyone who would like to use them.

Open Courseware site at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (ocw.mit.edu).

Rice University’s Connexions courseware site (cnx.org).
University of California at Berkeley has put up videos of about 250 course segments and events on Google Video
(video.google.com/ucberkeley.html) and now also on youTube as well www.youtube.com/user/ucberkeley).

Other universities have also established youTube channels. Search for channels (not videos) using the keyword “education.”
The Open University in Great Britain has an open learning site (www.open.ac.uk/openlearn/home.php).

Open-of-Course (open-of-course.org/courses/). Courses contributed by anyone with some expertise, not necessarily college professors.

W3 Schools (www.w3schools.com/). The focus here is on courses relating to web development.

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