Standford’s Stanford’s School of Engineering has released a number of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering courses online, in their entirety, called Standford Engineering Everywhere. The online program includes all course materials—notes, tests, and complete lecture recordings—free for students or educators to use under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License.
SEE users may pick and choose the materials that best meet their needs and interests. Want a refresher course on a particular programming concept? View a video lecture that covers the basics. Are you a programming novice? Spend several weeks viewing lectures, reading course materials and tackling class assignments. Test your knowledge by taking quizzes and exams.
As an example, here’s the first lecture in the Machine Learning course, taught by Professor Andrew Ng:
The ten courses that are available cover a healthy range of topics. It’s basically 3 or 4 semesters worth of EE and Comp Sci. education that you can brainload for free. Here’s the current selection:
Introduction to Computer Science
Linear Systems and Optimization
- The Fourier Transform and its Applications
- Introduction to Linear Dynamical Systems
- Convex Optimization I
- Convex Optimization II
If you’ve ever wanted to go to Standford, but didn’t have the time, money, or grades, here’s your chance.