Online Courses

Get +2000 free online courses from the world’s leading universities —  Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, Oxford and more. You can download these audio & video courses (often from iTunes, YouTube, or university web sites) straight to your computer or mp3 player. Over 30,000 hours of free audio & video lectures, await you now.

List provided by the more than fantastic Open Culture and many others.

Astrobiology |new|

  • Arizona State University – Habworlds Beyond MOOC
  • Coursera/University of Edinburgh – Astrobiology Course 2014
  • Khan Academy – Cosmology and Astronomy
  • Princeton University – Life in the Universe Courses
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Origins of Life Course
  • Smith College – Astrobiology Special Topic Courses in the Astronomy Dept
  • Stanford University – Planetary Habitablility, includes an online textbook
  • Study Astronomy website – Certificate in Astrobiology Course
  • University of Arizona – Planetary Astrobiology 2012
  • University of California at Los Angeles – Astrobiology Course 2013
  • University of Illinios at Urbana-Champaign – Emergence of Life MOOC 2014
  • University of Washington – Astrobiology Courses

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    Public Health Courses

    • Epidemiology and Control of Infectious Diseases – Free Online Video – Professor Tomas Aragon, UC Berkeley
    • Ethical Challenges in Public Health Interventions: Catastrophic and Routine – Free Online Video – Professor Harvey Kayman, UC Berkeley
    • Public Health Statistics – Free iTunes VideoFree Online Video – Alan Hubbard, UC Berkeley
    • Theories and Biological Basis of Substance Abuse & Addiction – Free iTunes Video – Audrey Begun, Ohio State