Daily Archives: 10/01/2003

MIT OpenCourseWare

MIT released 500 course notes, syllabi and exams in the MIT OpenCourseWare program. Interesting development. While the available courses are not for college credit or degree programs, it offers up a variety of information for self-learners or independent researchers. An excellent idea.

And this is the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, not the ‘other MIT’ I knew growing up: “Meramec In Town” – the Meramec Valley campus of the St. Louis Community College system. That was the running joke back in high school. People would ask where you were planning to go to college and you’d reply, “MIT – Meramec In Town or Mom I Tried”