Academic Earth: Watch Lectures and Attend Courses from Top Universities

academic-earthHave you ever thought of attending MIT, Harvard, Yale, Princeton or Berkeley all at the same time? Now you can view lectures from the said Universities through Academic Earth. Their objective is to bring together the best available content from different subjects and distribute it to learners worldwide.

The lectures are free and you can even download copies to your iPods. You may not get credit for viewing (attending) the courses but you can learn as much as you like. You can favorite a lecture and get back to it anytime or share them with your blog followers by using the embed codes.

As more and more high quality educational content becomes available online for free, we ask ourselves, what are the real barriers to achieving a world class education? At Academic Earth, we are working to identify these barriers and find innovative ways to use technology to increase the ease of learning.

We are building a user-friendly educational ecosystem that will give internet users around the world the ability to easily find, interact with, and learn from full video courses and lectures from the world’s leading scholars. Our goal is to bring the best content together in one place and create an environment that in which that content is remarkably easy to use and in which user contributions make existing content increasingly valuable.

This is an awesome site for anybody who wants to learn more or is interested in another subject whether it is philosophy or computer science. Take a tour and you might find a subject that interests you.


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