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List of free and amazing online courses from top universities

Open Culture and Class Central compiled a list of thousands of enticing free MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and lectures from top-shelf educators at great universities like MIT, Stanford, and Harvard. Here are just a few:

• Astrobiology and Space Exploration -- Lynn Rothschild, Stanford

• Science, Magic and Religion - Free iTunes Video - Free ...

Teaching ethics in computer science the right way with Georgia Tech’s Charles Isbell

The new fall semester is upon us, and at elite private colleges and universities, it’s hard to find a trendier major than Computer Science. It’s also becoming more common for such institutions to prioritize integrating ethics into their CS studies, so students don’t just learn about how to build software, but whether or not they ...

Higher education: cannabis as a college course

For years, college students have unofficially majored in ****. Now universities are beginning to offer cannabis studies programs because, y'know, marijuana is where the money is these days. From the Associated Press:

"We're providing a fast track to get into the industry," said Brandon Canfield, a chemistry professor at Northern Michigan University in Marquette. Two ...

WashU announces donation from Square co-founder to grow engineering school

Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) announced today that its engineering school received its largest single donation in history. The donation was offered by Square co-founder and WashU alumni Jim McKelvey, for whom the school will be renamed, from the School of Engineering & Applied Science to The James McKelvey School of Engineering. WashU did ...

YC alum Make School gains rare accreditation for 2-year applied CS bachelor’s degree

Higher education is a mess. College students spend years learning arcana and quaint academic theories, only to be ****** into the harsh light of the workplace where they are ill-equipped to handle even the most mundane task. A crisis, a moral failure or perhaps simply an expensive mistake, college is clearly in need of a ...

MIT announces new college of computing with $1 billion commitment

MIT announced today that it is massively doubling down on the future of computer science with the launch of a new college of computing. The university is committing $1 billion in resources to the new school, and the university received a $350 million donation from Stephen A. Schwarzman, who will be the naming donor. MIT ...

Amazon expands its Alexa Fund Fellowship to a total of 18 universities, up from 4 last year

Amazon announced this morning a further investment in voice technology with an expansion of its Alexa Fund Fellowship to 14 new universities, up from only 4 in 2017, the Fellowship’s first year. The program, which is designed to support conversational A.I. and speech science research, is now coming to 18 total universities, including new additions, ...

Higher Education

07.26.2011 · Posted in College Articles

The UK is a top study abroad destination for International students from all over the world. According to Higher Education Statistics recorded two years ago, 248,000 International students were studying on full-time degree courses across the UK. ...

Study in UK – Additional Facilities for Students in UK Higher Education

07.07.2011 · Posted in Other Ref&Edu Articles

International students will benefit from British policy which now makes it obligatory for Lecturers in Universities to have completed teacher training which is focused towards making learning accessible for those who study in UK Higher Education system. ...