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Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Open Courseware Initiative




Notes??
                         The most asked questions throughout my entire engineering life. Engineering books are quite expensive and some college teachers are hopeless. I dont say all my teachers are bad. I really respect my teachers for making me what I am and shaping my thinking and knowledge. But its true that occasionally we meet a teacher who has no idea what he is doing amongst learners. So notes make a big difference in studies. Well my career and education have become a joke as I am still not a recognized engineering graduate in Canada. So I will be giving my engineering exams again, for the third time. Hence, I can award myself the designation as the most experienced and trusted source on engineering course material .

ocw consortium home page

                          I wanted to share these with all my friends and budding engineers who have the above question in mind. Truth Chariot will include various tutorials and thats not what this post is about. While studying for my engineering exams, I came across the Open Courseware Consortium. A gold mine for course material seekers. It wasn't as developed as it is right now, but still helped with some notes for my engineering exams. Various educational institutions around the globe came together to make education available to all via the internet. Noted institutes include - MIT, Indian Institute of Technology, Stanford University, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Open University Netherelands, IGNOU etc. There are so many institutions with hundreds of courses.