Monday, April 25, 2011

Fermat's Last Theorem

An inspirational story about Andrew Wiles proof of Fermat's Last Theorem (1996) Part I of 5:

You can find the rest on YouTube and some more information about Pierre de Fermat here.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Open Yale Courses

Take a look at the nicely organized open courses at Yale. (  )
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Open Yale Courses provides free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University. The aim of the project is to expand access to educational materials for all who wish to learn.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Spotlight on Innovation

Webinar today 3:30pm EDT / 12:30 pm PT... Attacking the high cost of textbooks while improving outcomes.

Register now for this webinar to learn about three of the most exciting initiatives aimed at driving costs down while enhancing innovation and outcomes.

Moderated by Eric Frank, President and Co-Founder of Flat World Knowledge, this panel will begin with an overview of what open texts are and how they've emerged as a force in past years, and then spotlight the innovative work of the University System of Ohio, Washington Open Course Library Project, and Virginia State University.

While you wait try the cost savings calculator on the flat world knowledge website:

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