- 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.
- Columbia University – The Fathom Archive
- This archive, provided by Columbia University, offers access to a complete range of free content developed by member institutions for Fathom. The member institutions included the University of Chicago, University of Michigan, London School of Economics, British Museum, and British Public Library, among others.
Columbia University – e-Seminars
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- Cornell University
- Harvard University
- CyberOne: Law in the Court of Public Opinion. Click here to access. Also see Open Culture description.
- Homeric Odyssey and the Cultivation of Justice. Cick here to access.
- Understanding Computers and the Internet. Click here for more info.
- Johns Hopkins School of Public Health – OpenCourseWare
- The project provides access to course materials from the school’s most popular courses.
- MIT OpenCourseWare
- Provides access to MIT syllabi and course materials for educators, students,
and self-learners around the world. MIT is the leader in the OpenCourseWare initiative.
- MIT OpenCourseware (with Video and Audio)
MIT’s OpenCourseware initiative mostly focuses on providing educators
with syllabi, reading lists and lecture notes for MIT courses, the
university has decided to provide more complete video and audio
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- Notre Dame OpenCourseWare
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- The OpenCourseWare Consortium is a collaboration of more than 100
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- The Open University’s OpenLearn website provides free and open educational resources for learners and educators around the world.
- ParisTech “Grad School” OpenCourseWare
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- Tufts OpenCourseWare
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- Columbia Interactive
- A gateway toselected electronic learning resources developed at Columbia University.
- Duke University Law School
- Webcasts of campus presentations.
- Georgetown Law
- A collection of lectures from Washington’s major law school.
- Harvard @Home
- More than 60 multimedia rich
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- Harvard – Kennedy School of Government
- Harvard Law School – Webcast Collection
- Harvard Video Archive
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- A free and open site that provides on-demand video of significant public events at MIT.
- Oxford Internet Institute
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- University Channel (Princeton)
has assembled a collection of public affairs lectures, panels and
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- Stanford Graduate School of Business
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- Stanford Humanities Center – Audio/Video Archive
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- Yale University – YaleGlobal Online Magazine
- This online site, run by the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization, has numerous video interviews with major international leaders and thinkers — for example, Thomas Friedman, Mohamed ElBaradei, Lawrence Summers and former President Clinton.
University Radio Shows
Georgetown University Forum
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the research and expertise of Georgetown University faculty.
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