What happens when you get America’s leading minds in a room to talk about the major threats of the 21st century — terrorism, nuclear proliferation, pandemics, energy shortages, etc? Well, frankly you get a little scared … and a bit more aware of the complexities of our globalized world.[...]
A world renowned biologist, devoted Darwinist, and unabashed secular humanist, Harvard’s E.O. Wilson has taken an intriguing religious turn with his latest work, “The Creation: An Appeal to Save Life on Earth.” A Baptist by upbringing, Wilson offers literally a sermon addressed to America’s large and growing evangelical community.[...]
Online Texts & Text Search
This site provides many important public domain texts in a free, easy-to-read format.
A strong collection of classic American and English Literature. Notably includes the Harvard Classics and the Oxford Shakespeare.[...]
This page is no longer updated, please our new collection of Free Courses from leading universities.
Carnegie Mellon Open Learning Initiative
A collection of free online courses and course materials. Courses range from physics and chemistry, to french and statistics, to economics and calculus.[...]
Recent mentions of Open Culture in the media:
07/08 – Haaretz – article
06/08 – The Chronicle of Higher Education – blog post
05/08 – MSN Sympatico – Article
01/08 – The Chronicle of Higher Education – article
12/17 The Chronicle of Higher Education – Wired Campus – article
11/07 Guest on FORA.
Below you will discover podcast collections created by leading universities. Also be sure to see our online collection of Free Courses.
American University – Washington College of Law iTunes Feed Web Site
An eclectic collection of legal podcasts.
Boston College iTunes Web Site
A diverse collection of lectures from across the BC campus.[...]
Adobe Creative Suite Video Podcast iTunes Feed Web Site
Terry White teaches you how to unlock the power of Creative Suite with visual examples. Emphasis gets placed on inDesign and Photoshop.
Amanda Congdon on ABCNews.com iTunes Feed Web Site
A technology program that is much promoted by ABC.[...]
Here you can get direct access to audio and video presentations by leading thinkers in our society. Next to each entry, we’ve noted the media format in which each presentation is delivered. Just click and enjoy.[...]