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JamesJ
 3 years ago
Hi guys.
If you have not already joined the edX bandwagon, there's a great upcoming physics course:
https://www.edx.org/courses/MITx/8.02x/2013_Spring/about
Hope to see you there!
JamesJ
 3 years ago
Hi guys. If you have not already joined the edX bandwagon, there's a great upcoming physics course: https://www.edx.org/courses/MITx/8.02x/2013_Spring/about Hope to see you there!

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UnkleRhaukus
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2AWSOME! iv'e watch the many of the lectures '07 lectures already but actually participating in the course will ensure i actually 'do the homework'. Walter Lewin is fantastic, (post a comment so i can give you a medal)

JamesJ
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5Yes, it will be great. This is old ground for me but it's good to go over it again.

UnkleRhaukus
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2https://www.edx.org/ seems allot like https://www.coursera.org/

JamesJ
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5They are similar, to be sure. I've done courses on both sitesas well as udacity.comall are great. But I would say that the edX courses are bit more evolved. Here are a couple of articles about massive open online courses (MOOCs): http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/04/education/edlife/massiveopenonlinecoursesaremultiplyingatarapidpace.html?pagewanted=all http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/27/opinion/sunday/friedmanrevolutionhitstheuniversities.html

AravindG
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So what are the benefits if we ask such a course?

UnkleRhaukus
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Knowledge is power

JamesJ
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5Mostly it is that you learn a lot. What you turn that into afterwards is up to you.

AravindG
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and during registration they are asking for mailing address. What should I fill in there ?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Plus, I think you get a certificate of completion.

AravindG
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do they sent us material ?

UnkleRhaukus
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2your postal address, ie where your snailmail goes

JamesJ
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5Aravind, go and look at the site yourself. You will see that you do NOT have to supply a physical address. Just an email address.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yayyyyyy... amazing.. any other such courses for other parts of physisc?? Classical mechanics.. heat and thermodynamics quantum mechanics and relativity?

JamesJ
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5Not yet. See edx.org for all courses there ... and coursera.org for theirs

ParthKohli
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I personally prefer only Udacity for we can take our time to complete.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0where from i get the cours.............?

JamesJ
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5Click on the link above!!

JamesJ
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5Did you click on the link? Read everything there. It answers the questions about text books and materials.

NotTim
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0There should be a method to store questions/things on Openstudy so that you can refer back to it later.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I assume the lecture watching is to be at any time during the week, and the 2002 lecture videos will be used? (The FAQ doesn't enlighten me here, I *have* looked). Also, at the moment I am finding secondary school insufferably boring for having read years earlier the concepts being covered now. Does this problem scale to university (that is, with enrolling in this course, will I suffer the same boredom later on)? This is purely pragmatic, I find the subject matter fascinating.

JamesJ
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5Whether doing this course now will result in you being bored later, which of us can say? As for the lecture materials, it is likely that they will be reworked somehow, as they were for 6.002x. Time will tell.
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