Category Archives: Languages

Open Courseware from Carnegie Mellon

Saturday’s New York Times has an article about the Open Courseware movement which points out that Carnegie Mellon University recently joined the free Open Courseware club with its Open Learning Initiative website. Here you’ll find 14 courses, mostly math and … Continue reading

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Readers’ picks

Here are some recent suggestions from readers. Reading Marx’s Capital (website) David Harvey, City University of New York (CUNY) A close reading of the text of Karl Marx’s Capital Volume I in 13 video lectures. Recommended by Theages. Foreign Language … Continue reading

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Brush up on your Spanish / French

It’s time to spray some WD40 on my rusty Spanish and French. I’ve been hunting around iTunes for some podcasts to help me remember the rhythms of the languages, and refresh my vocabulary. Here are two that I’ve been enjoying. … Continue reading

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