Academic Earth – Providing High Quality Online Learning Opportunities

By Yashwant
Aug 4th, 2011
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MIT, Harvard, Berkley, Stanford are few universities which are dream of almost every student. Very few people are able to convert this dream into reality. What is the main reason behind the success of these universities? Infrastructure, Management, Research areas or any other facilities? No, all these reasons are secondary, the first and foremost reason behind success of any educational institution is the quality of Professors they have. These Professors inspire the young brains to become a genius and which in turn increases the reputation of the institution.
Students of other universities long to attend lectures of professors teaching at these universities so these universities started providing video lectures. These online course videos became an instant hit but main problem was they were scattered. So in the year 2009, academic earth was launched on March 24. The main idea behind it was to collect all the video courses from best universities and provide them on a single platform. 

academic earth
Mission statement of Academic Earth
Academic Earth is an organization founded with the goal of giving everyone on earth access to a world-class education.

You can find lectures on almost every subject there. Present collection includes lectures on Art & Architecture, Astronomy, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering (Except Electrical), Entrepreneurship, Environmental Studies, History, International Relations, Law, Literature and many more. Complete list of subjects can be found at http://academicearth.org/subjects/At present you can find courses from following universities on academic earth
  • Berkeley
  • Columbia
  • Harvard
  • Khan Academy
  • Maryland
  • Michigan
  • MIT
  • Norwich
  • NYU
  • Princeton
  • Stanford
  • UCLA
  • UNSW
  • USC
  • Yale
So visit academic earth, choose your favorite subject and learn from the best in the world. Happy learning. 

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