It’s being a long time since I sat down to blog. No! I did sit down a few times to blog about this topic, but aah, it didn’t happen. Now I felt I shouldn’t be late any more with this.
The Open Course Ware by MIT offers hell lot of courses online spread over a wide variety of subjects and fields. It’s absolutely FREE! I personally have taken the 34 videos Linear Algebra lecture series by Prof. Gilbert Strang. Was an amazing experience!
Here you get the complete list of courses offered by MIT OCW http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/
MIT OCW has also developed a high-school level course ware which can be found here http://ocw.mit.edu/high-school/
Actually, SEE (Stanford Engineering Everywhere) was my stepping stone to online education. Professor Andrew Ng, Director of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab gave me a great experience through his Machine Learning class which helped to gain in-depth knowledge of the applications of Machine Learning in real world problems, apart from what I have learned in my under-graduate course in Neural Networks. You get the complete list of courses offered by SEE here, http://see.stanford.edu/see/courses.aspx.
Co-founded by Prof. Andrew Ng and Prof. Daphne Koller of the Stanford, Coursera is a place where online courses from professors of various universities meet, to give us a great learning experience. Here is the course list, https://www.coursera.org/courses.
Most of the classes listed above offers its takers a classroom like experience with assignment, tests and exams; it’s FUN + knowledge!! Prof. Gilbert Strang in his introduction video to ‘Highlights of calculus‘ says, ‘ I think the textbooks as often so large and so many exercises that it’s totally easy to lose the key point…’