Wednesday, September 19, 2012

New Free Online Education Options


No matter how much you know, there's always more to learn.  The good news is that learning is getting more and more accessible.
Today Coursera announced partnering with 17 new universities for their online classes.  This brings the total to 33 Universities that are offering free online classes through Coursera.  This list is pretty impressive (see below).  What is even more impressive is the list of courses that they are offering.  They have everything from Modern & Contemporary American Poetry (University of Pennsylvania) to Securing Digital Democracy (University of Michigan) to History of the World Since 1300 (Princeton University) to Human Computer Interaction (Stanford University).

Take a look at the catalog of current courses here.  You might just find something that sparks your interest.

You may also want to read this story on Stanford's approach to online learning.

Below is the list of universities that are offering free online courses through Coursera: