Free Educational Resources on the ‘Net – 2007

List compiled and maintained by: Walter F. Rodriguez.

To add your favorite (free) resource, please email me at: waltsimagesATgmail.com (Replace the word “at” with the symbol. Used to prevent spamming.)

 

Programs

OpenOffice – Microsoft Office alternative – http://www.openoffice.org/

GIMP – Powerful image editor, comparable to Photoshop – http://www.gimp.org/downloads/

gCalc – Advanced graphing calculator – http://gcalc.sourceforge.net/

OpenSource Windows – http://www.opensourcewindows.org/

The OpenCDhttp://www.theopencd.org/programs

Software for Starving Students – http://softwarefor.org/downloads.html

 

College Courses

MIT – 1700 Available courses http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/courses/courses/index.htm

MIT Courses with Video – http://www.google.com/search?q=site:ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/+%22video+lectures%22&num=100&hl=en&lr=&safe=off&filter=0

UC Berkeley (“Browse by year created” tool on the right) – http://webcast.berkeley.edu/courses.php

UC Berkeley – Events and speakers – http://webcast.berkeley.edu/events.php

Carnegie-Mellon Open Learning Initiative http://www.cmu.edu/oli/

Sofia http://sofia.fhda.edu/gallery/

Notre Dame Open Courseware http://ocw.nd.edu/eduCommons/Courses_listing

Connexions http://cnx.org/

Johns Hopkins http://ocw.jhsph.edu/topics.cfm

OpenLearn http://openlearn.open.ac.uk/course/index.php

Utah State Open Courseware http://ocw.usu.edu/front-page/Courses_listing

 

Video Resources, Documentaries, and Lectures

T.E.D. Talks (Technology, Entertainment, Design) http://www.ted.com/

National Geographic Channel – http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/video/

National Geographic Video – http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/index.html

Documentary Films – http://www.documentary-film.net/

PBS Videos Online – http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/programs/index.html

Green Energy TV – http://www.greenenergytv.com/

About’s Video Archive – http://video.about.com/

Important Speakers at MIT – http://mitworld.mit.edu/video_index.php

How Stuff Works – http://video.google.com/videosearch?q=HowStuffWorks

Google Education – http://video.google.com/videosearch?q=Google+EngEdu&so=3&start=0

Google Lectures – http://video.google.com/videosearch?q=lecture+genre%3Aeducational&so=3&start=0

 

Educational Media Resources (Books, audio, etc.)

Apple’s Ipod Univeristy http://www.apple.com/education/itunesu//

Bartleby – http://www.bartleby.com/

Free Online Textbooks http://www.textbookrevolution.org/

Project Gutenberg http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page

WikiBooks: http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Main_Page

Princeton’s UChannel http://uc.princeton.edu/main/index.php

LibriVox http://librivox.org/

Learn OutLoud http://www.learnoutloud.com/Free-Audio-Video#directory

AudioBooksForFree.com http://www.audiobooksforfree.com/screen_main.asp

Mixed Media http://www.archive.org/details/education

 

Research

Citeseerhttp://citeseer.ist.psu.edu/cs

Google Scholar – http://scholar.google.com/

U.C. Berkely’s LabNoteshttp://www.coe.berkeley.edu/labnotes/

InfoMinehttp://infomine.ucr.edu/

Microsoft LiveSearch Academic – http://search.live.com/results.aspx?scope=academic&q=

Directory of Open Access Journals – http://www.doaj.org/

 

Languages

BBC Languages – http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/

Google Language Tools – http://www.google.com/language_tools?hl=en

iTunes – Download iTunes and look under “podcasts” and then “Language Courses”. Most titles are free. – http://www.apple.com/itunes/

Babel Fish – Free translation – http://babelfish.altavista.com/

Learn Chinese – http://www.linese.com/model/english/pub/index.jsp

Foreign Language Courses – http://fsi-language-courses.com/

International Television – http://wwitv.com/

 

Web 2.0 Tools

Currikihttp://www.curriki.org

Thinkature Shared virtual workspace – http://thinkature.com/about/

Google Docs and Spreadsheets – http://docs.google.com/

Ning – Social Community Creator – http://www.ning.com/

Tapped In – A free virtual world in which to hold meetings or classes – http://tappedin.org/

Forbes List of Best Blogs – http://www.forbes.com/2003/04/14/bestblogslander.html

EduBlogs – Educational blogs – http://edublogs.org/

 

Reference

Google – www.google.com

Wikipedia – Online, perpetually updating encyclopedia – http://www.wikipedia.org

Wikipedia Reference Desk – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Reference_desk

Infinite Thinking Machine – http://www.infinitethinking.org/

Google For Educators – http://www.google.com/educators/tools.html

WikiVersityhttp://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Wikiversity:Browse

Intutehttp://www.intute.ac.uk/

Internet Public Library – http://www.ipl.org/

Internet FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions on a variety of subjects- http://www.faqs.org/faqs/

BCC Learning – http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/index.shtml

Open Directory Project – http://www.dmoz.org/

Librarians Internet Index – http://www.lii.org/

Internet Archive – http://www.archive.org/index.php

Geogebra – Online Visual Math Tutorials – http://math247.pbwiki.com/GeoGebra

WebDesign Tutorials – http://w3schools.com/

Mayo Clinic – Health reference – http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/site-map/smindex

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~ by Walter on September 28, 2007.

3 Responses to “Free Educational Resources on the ‘Net – 2007”

  1. […] Free Educational Internet Resources List […]

  2. check out learner.org by the annenburg foundation… tons of videos

  3. Hi! I was surfing and found your blog post… nice! I love your blog. 🙂 Cheers! Sandra. R.

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