A number of universities are starting to offer free on-line classes.
Open Courseware Websites
The OpenCourseWare Consortium is a clearinghouse for free online learning courses offered by universities around the world.
MIT ( Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
MIT's OpenCourseWare (OCW) project has been in place for several years and provides complete course materials in a wide range of subjects, from architecture to humanities to engineering. Many courses have been translated into different languages.
Stanford University in the United States is one of the main players in the free on-line classes arena. It is currently offering the following courses on-line.
- Machine Learning
- Computer Science 101
- Software Engineering for SaaS
- Human Computer Interfaces
- Natural Language Processing
- Game Theory
- Probabilistic Graphical Models