01 August 2009

Partial List of Online University Lecture Sites

Al Fin blog will soon be returning to its original purpose: providing access to the tools and information needed to survive to the next level. The central tool is one's self -- one's body and mind. Self development and self education are crucial. Never has higher level education been more economical or available than now. Below is a partial list of websites devoted to online lectures. You can find more such sites on the Al Fin sidebar dealing with specific subject areas, as well as many links to tutorials, free textbooks and journals, and specific online courses.

Lecture Fox: This site links to thousands of lectures in video, audio, and text formats, from top universities around the world.

Academic Earth: Previously covered here, this website appears to be growing into what may be come the go-to site for video lectures online.

Free Science and Video Lectures Online: This is a blog that covers a different subject area of online lecture videos in each post. The archives are extensive.

World Lecture Hall: This site contains a large searchable list of online lecture topics in a wide range of subjects.

Cosmolearning: Wide range of course topics particularly in science and computer science.

LearnersTV Nice selection of lectures, animations and notes on the sciences, engineering, computer science, medicine, and management. (added 7 Aug 09)

There are many more such sites available, and I will be mentioning more as I become more familiar with them. Also check out the Online education category below.


Video Lectures Net

Online Neuroscience Lectures

Theoretical Physics Talks and Conferences

101 Lectures on Open Source educational technologies

NPTEL: Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science course lectures from IIT

Khan Academy lectures on math, science, banking, and finance (added 6 Aug 09)

FreeVideoLectures.com (added 7 Aug 09)

http://www.lecturesarchive.com/5726.html (added 30 Oct 09)

Open Courseware Finder -- Expansive Search Engine (added 30 Oct 09)

Take Any Class for Free (added 30 Oct 09)

Update: You Tube Edu: This You Tube channel contains entire video courses from about 100 different prominent (mainly) US universities. You Tube Edu has been downgraded by Al Fin to a non-essential resource. The idea was sound, but it has been mishandled and badly botched. You can still find some useful videos at the site, but it deserves to be last on the list rather than first.

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Blogger SwampWoman said...

Thanks! The more I learn and the older I get, the more ignorant I realize I am.

I believe it is only the young newly graduated that believe they know everything.

Saturday, 01 August, 2009  
Blogger al fin said...

Knowledge has only begun to explode. The true explosion is yet to come. Which is why humans need to learn to become more intelligent, and better able to separate the important from the unimportant.

Sunday, 02 August, 2009  
Blogger read it said...

Kahn Academy is an exhaustive resource for kids and adults interested in math. He presents short U tube tutorials.

Wednesday, 05 August, 2009  
Blogger al fin said...

Right, Silly Girl. Khan Academy is one of my favourites as well.

Thursday, 06 August, 2009  
Blogger Unknown said...

Thanks for the long list of online lectures dilevery sites.. Is good work and appreciable too..

Helpful for all those interested in doing online educations..


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Wednesday, 02 September, 2009  
Blogger jackie100 said...

Self learning is very important in order to further one's personal development. These online lectures are great because they allow individuals to learn at their own pace without even having to walk into a classroom; it's so convenient.

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