It’s a wrap for the week:
Steven Colbert Gives iPhone Zero Stars
Miles and Coltrane on YouTube: The Jazz Greats
The Online Spanish Education Program
20 Podcasts That Will Teach You Spanish, French, Italian and German (A Reprise)
What Feed Readers Don’t See on Open Culture
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Back when we started out, we mentioned a radio show — and now podcast — coming out of Stanford that offers a “down-to-earth and no-nonsense approach” to philosophy that’s engaging, if not entertaining. It’s called Philosophy Talk, and you can catch some of the old programs on iTunes.[...]
One of our readers tipped us off to a couple of vintage jazz clips on YouTube. First up is footage of Miles Davis and John Coltrane playing a nice rendition of “So What,” the leadoff tune from Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue (1959), an album that ranks at the very top of the jazz canon. There is a reason why it has five stars and 649 reviews on Amazon.[...]
Our collection of podcasts will help you start speaking Mandarin or Cantonese. To learn more languages, see our complete collection of foreign language lesson podcasts.
French for Beginners iTunes Feed Web Site
Fun, effective lessons for beginners. Provided by the French Ecole.[...]
Our collection of podcasts will help you start getting comfortable in English. To learn more languages, see our complete collection of foreign language lesson podcasts.
Business English iTunes Web Site
Learn the English you will need to function effectively in an American business environment.[...]
Another week, another wrap:
The Top 25 Educational Podcasts on iTunes – June 22
The Trouble with Judas
James Joyce’s Ulysses: A Free Podcast
University Podcasts: The New Video Wave on iTunes
The Salman Rusdie Affair: Part II
Physics for Future Presidents on Video
20 Podcasts That Will Teach You Spanish, French, Italian and German
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Open Culture explores cultural and educational media (podcasts, videos, online courses, etc.) that’s freely available on the web, and that makes learning dynamic, productive, and fun. We sift through all the media, highlight the good and jettison the bad, and centralize it in one place.
We haven’t visited the list of iTunes’ top educational podcasts since April. So it’s time for another look…What we’ve got here is pretty much a case of “plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.[...]