Open courses to help me catch up with work.

“I watch open course videos to improve my knowledge or to help me to catch up with my classmates.  I do not find some of the uni notes good enough so the online videos are the best help and they often come from Oxford, Cambridge and MIT etc.” Linda

oxford podcasts

The links to Oxford, Cambridge and MIT show a range of options from podcasts to a YouTube channel and a web page from MIT with links to more sites.  There are also many websites that have lists of courses, videos or podcasts and they often use the acronym ‘MOOCs meaning Massive Open Online Courses for example

MOOCs: Top 10 Sites for Free Education With Elite Universities

300 Free MOOCs from Great Universities (Many Offering Certificates)


YouTube to make procrastination productive!

“I use Youtube  when I am procrastinating about what to write or revise. I find it helps my concentration and is a more productive way of taking a break, whilst keeping me centred on the project.”

Refseek have several sites that offer videos for various topics besides YouTube university and Apple iTunes U.