Stanford University (US) has become the latest one to start offering free courses online. The notable others include IITB (India), MIT (US) and UC Berkley (US).
The Stanford Engineering Everywhere (SEE) portal currently features 10 courses from Stanford's Engineering Department. It encourages students to pick and choose materials of interest and participate in quizzes and exams.
Educators are also encouraged to use the provided matter in their own classrooms. Since these materials have been released under "Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported" License, educators will have the freedom of not just using, but also tailoring the material to suit the students' needs. For more information, visit the SEE website or jump straight to the list of available courses.
It is important to note that while these courses are free for everyone to access and use, students taking these courses should not expect to get any credits or certificates from Stanford University.
See also: Free Online lectures from IIT Bombay and other universities
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