Category Archives: Math

Guide to MIT Open Courseware

Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been in the free online course business longer than just about everyone else. Its website is chock full of exciting riches, but navigating the site can be a challenge. While MIT groups the courses by … Continue reading

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New courses from Harvard

Until recently, Harvard University course offerings on iTunesU were limited to computer science courses from Harvard Extension. But now Harvard University has posted three courses on its own iTunesU page. They are: Introduction to Computer Science (iTunes) David Malan The … Continue reading

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More about chaos

Sometimes I get a comment from a reader that’s just too good to leave in the comments section where readers of the main blog page will not see it. So, I call your attention to Kemlo Aki’s helpful comment on … Continue reading

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Chaos helps explain biology

I’ve raved before about Robert Sapolsky’s fantastic Stanford course Human Behavioral Biology (iTunes), but I have to draw your attention to two stand-out lectures near the end of the course. In lectures 21 and 22, Sapolsky talks about how the … Continue reading

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Stanford’s OpenClassroom now online

Stanford University’s new OpenClassroom website is now online. This website, which features free non-credit university courses delivered via short videos, is being used for three widely publicized free computer science courses being offered this fall. Additional computer science and math … Continue reading

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Enhanced math and science courses from MIT

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology was among the pioneers of the open courseware (OCW) movement 10 years ago, when it created its OCW website, which offers study materials including syllabi, reading lists and recorded lectures for anyone with a web … Continue reading

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