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#799245 - 01/06/13 01:50 AM Free Open Courses at Top Universities
Patricia PN - DL Editor Offline

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Check out our latest articles on Free Open Courses from Top Universities.

Free Open Courses at Top Universities

Have you ever attended any of these courses? If so, did you find the course useful? Are there other Open Courses available from top universities not listed in this article?

I look forward to reading your feedback.

Thank you.
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#799258 - 01/06/13 04:57 AM Re: Free Open Courses at Top Universities [Re: Patricia PN - DL Editor]
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Interesting article Patricia. They are beginning to look at similar things here in the UK. The Open University, the UK's expert in distance learning, offere free materials through OpenLearn.
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#799626 - 01/08/13 08:49 AM Re: Free Open Courses at Top Universities [Re: Patricia PN - DL Editor]
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Thanks Asha, I'm glad you enjoyed the article. There seems to be a wide variety of open courses available today. It will be interesting to see how this evolves in the future.

Thanks for your feedback.
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#801658 - 01/19/13 12:39 PM Re: Free Open Courses at Top Universities [Re: Patricia PN - DL Editor]
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I recently signed up for the free course Western Heritage at Hillsdale College. The course has been completed but it is archived. I signed up for it after its first run.

[url=onlinecourses@hillsdale.edu]Hillsdale College Online Courses[/url]
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#801944 - 01/22/13 01:28 AM Re: Free Open Courses at Top Universities [Re: Patricia PN - DL Editor]
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Hi Angie:

What did you think of the free course? Were you able to attend?
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#801947 - 01/22/13 02:28 AM Re: Free Open Courses at Top Universities [Re: Patricia PN - DL Editor]
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I attended one so far. The first class in Western Heritage is an overview and tells a little about the college. There were questions posted in the forum and the follow up answered those questions.
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#801981 - 01/22/13 04:13 AM Re: Free Open Courses at Top Universities [Re: Patricia PN - DL Editor]
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This is wonderful information. Thanks for posting it! I'm looking at 3 courses and will let you know if I ever take and complete them.
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#802009 - 01/22/13 05:31 AM Re: Free Open Courses at Top Universities [Re: Alice - Horror Lit]
Patricia PN - DL Editor Offline

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Thanks Alice! I'd love to hear about your experience taking free classes. Seems like these days, free classes should be considered a gift! I'm curious if they are just overview classes or if you actually walk away learning something of value. Keep me posted.
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#802104 - 01/22/13 03:47 PM Re: Free Open Courses at Top Universities [Re: Patricia PN - DL Editor]
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Great information. Thanks for sharing. ____ [url=http://www.readersclub.co.in]Best children library[/url]


Edited by vijaykumar (01/22/13 03:48 PM)

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#802146 - 01/23/13 12:43 AM Re: Free Open Courses at Top Universities [Re: vijaykumar]
Patricia PN - DL Editor Offline

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Vijaykumar:

Interesting website. I guess virtual learning is environmentally friendly. Never thought of it that way.

Thanks for sharing.
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