Global Climate Change
(Presenter: Prof. Henry Jacoby, Prof. Ronald Prinn, Prof. Mort Webster, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare)
This course introduces scientific, economic, and ecological issues underlying the threat of global climate change, and the institutions engaged in negotiating an international response. It also develops an integrated approach to analysis of climate change processes, and assessment of proposed policy measures, drawing on research and model development within the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change.
We are now on Facebook.
More frequent updates related to educational resources on the web will be posted to the Education For All Facebook page. If you are a Facebook member, please join us by becoming a fan. Your comments and suggestions will be most welcomed on the Facebook page. (05 Dec 2009)
We are pleased to announce that an awesome feature has been added which allows almost instantaneous translation of the webpages on the Education For All
website into other languages.
Just click on one of the flags or select from the list the language you want to translate to at the top of the right navigation bar. The current webpage will be immediately translated and displayed in a new window. You can then continue to view other pages on the website in the new language without having to select the language again. (02 Sep 2009)Read more
We have added a cool slideshow feature which allows user to view slideshows on the webpage itself without having to download additional components or open a new window. You can control the slideshows manually or allow the slideshows to run automatically with a 10-second interval. The website has also been revamped to display lecture videos in the widest possible format. (17 Jul 2009)Read more
A complete series of four Chinese language courses covering beginning to intermediate levels has been added to the website. These courses are offered at MIT and are made available through the MIT OpenCourseWare project. The courses are accompanied by downloadable textbooks in pdf format and audio recordings of dialogues. Julian K. Wheatley is the instructor for these courses and author of the textbook Learning Chinese: A Foundation Course in Mandarin Parts 1-4
used for the courses. Prior background in Chinese is not required to take these courses. (03 May 2009)Read more
Since the last update on new courses added to the website, we have added a course in the Marine Technology
section called Physical Oceanography
based on a book by Prof. Bob Stewart of Texas A&M University, two basic Physics courses (one from Berkeley and another from Yale) and the course The Modern Freedom Struggle
in the History
section taught by Prof. Clayborne Carson in Stanford. (15 Apr 2009)Read more
An excellent series of courses on engineering fundamentals have been developed by Prof. Kurt Gramoll and associates of University of Oklahoma and are available for public access on the web. These courses incorporate multimedia elements including graphics, diagrams, audio, video, animation and simulation to enhance their effectiveness. They also include relevant case studies and examples to help students understand the abstract fundamental concepts and apply them to real-life problems. (06 Apr 2009)Read more
In the past week we have added four courses namely Engineering Mechanics
, Fluid Mechanics
and Fluid Mechanics II
. These courses are sourced from MIT OpenCourseware and are accompanied by excellent course materials. Even though these four courses do not have video recordings of the lectures, students and lecturers will find the material available very useful and interesting. (04 Apr 2009)Read more
To make it easier to search for more educational resources on the web, we have implemented a customized search engine which gives higher weightage to education related resources. If you use this engine to search on a topic of interest, the results will appear with the education resources displayed first. The results of your search can then be further filtered to show those related to lecture notes, books, assignments or software.
(26 Mar 2009)Read more
We are pleased to announce today the launch of the Education For All
(www.edforall.net) website. This "virtual university" is now open to all! Please visit and browse through the course offerings and take any of the courses available online free of charge. Many of these courses are based on courses conducted in some of the top universities. (22 Mar 2009)Read more