Monday, 4 Apr 2016

MIT OpenCourseWare- 15 years of sharing it all FREE!!!

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the current 168-acre (68.0 ha) campus opened in 1916 and extends over 1 mile (1.6 km) along the northern bank of the Charles River basin.

Will it not be a dream for every passionate student to be part of MIT? But only the lucky few get into the Great walls of the MIT campus. However in the year 2001, something great happened - MIT decided to share the courses and it's content online and to free for all. This 4th April 2001 article of Newyork times has announced the starting of a new era of free sharing - the emergnce of MIT OpenCourseWare.

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Date: 4 Apr 2016 , Author: dilip / Category: Open Courseware, Education Info / Views: 952/Rating:0

Thursday, 6 Oct 2011

Nobel Prize Literature 2011: Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2011 is awarded to the Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer

“because, through his condensed, translucent images, he gives us fresh access to reality”. 

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Date: 6 Oct 2011 , Author: dilip / Category: Education Info, International Happenings / Views: 1302/Rating:5

Sunday, 29 Nov 2009

UNESCO prize for use of technology in education unveiled

 The Rector of the Moscow Institute of Open Education and Jordan's Ministry of Information and Communications Techonology have been chosen as the winners of an annual United Nations prize for the use of ICTs in education. They were chosen from among 39 projects in 29 countries by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO) for the 2009 UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize.  

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Date: 29 Nov 2009 , Author: dilip / Category: Education Info, International Happenings / Views: 1474/Rating:0

Sunday, 8 Mar 2009

INDRA GANDHI OPEN UNIVERSITY

IGNOU is the famous institute of India in Distance Education. It offers UG/PG/Diploma/Certificate courses on wide range of departments. The advantage of IGNOU is it's wide range of professional courses, a large number of study centers across India. THe reach of IGNOU can be understood from these facts...

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Date: 8 Mar 2009 , Author: dilip / Category: Education Info / Views: 3250/Rating:2.2

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