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Congratulations to Stanford Engineering

Posted in Uncategorized by scarsonmsm on September 19, 2008

on the launch of Stanford Engineering Everywhere (SEE), an OpenCourseWare site with engineering classes that include full video lectures in a number of formats:

SEE launches its programming by offering one of Stanford’s most popular sequences: the three-course Introduction to Computer Science taken by the majority of Stanford’s undergraduates and seven more advanced courses in artificial intelligence and electrical engineering.

Stanford Engineering Everywhere offers:

  • Anytime and anywhere access to complete lecture videos via streaming or downloaded media.
  • Full course materials including syllabi, handouts, homework, and exams.
  • Online social networking with fellow SEE students.

A great addition to the OCW content on the web!

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Talk about it

Posted in Uncategorized by scarsonmsm on September 17, 2008

I generally hate hearing myself on podcasts, and this is no exception, but it’s a relatively nice piece for an overview of OCW.  A few things I might characterize differently and I didn’t properly highlight the role of the Hewlett Foundation in the community, so my apologies to the kind folks there, but it’s maybe worth a listen nontheless.