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JamesJ Group Title

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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  1. UnkleRhaukus Group Title
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    AWSOME! 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)

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  2. JamesJ Group Title
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    Yes, it will be great. This is old ground for me but it's good to go over it again.

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  3. UnkleRhaukus Group Title
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    https://www.edx.org/ seems allot like https://www.coursera.org/

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    They are similar, to be sure. I've done courses on both sites--as well as udacity.com--all 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/massive-open-online-courses-are-multiplying-at-a-rapid-pace.html?pagewanted=all http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/27/opinion/sunday/friedman-revolution-hits-the-universities.html

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  5. AravindG Group Title
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    is this course free?

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  6. UnkleRhaukus Group Title
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    yes!

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  7. AravindG Group Title
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    So what are the benefits if we ask such a course?

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  8. AravindG Group Title
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    *enter not ask

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  9. UnkleRhaukus Group Title
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    Knowledge is power

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  10. JamesJ Group Title
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    Mostly it is that you learn a lot. What you turn that into afterwards is up to you.

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  11. AravindG Group Title
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    and during registration they are asking for mailing address. What should I fill in there ?

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    Plus, I think you get a certificate of completion.

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  13. AravindG Group Title
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    do they sent us material ?

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  14. UnkleRhaukus Group Title
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    your postal address, ie where your snail-mail goes

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  15. JamesJ Group Title
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    Aravind, go and look at the site yourself. You will see that you do NOT have to supply a physical address. Just an e-mail address.

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  16. AravindG Group Title
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    ok thanks :)

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    Yayyyyyy... amazing.. any other such courses for other parts of physisc?? Classical mechanics.. heat and thermodynamics quantum mechanics and relativity?

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    Not yet. See edx.org for all courses there ... and coursera.org for theirs

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    I personally prefer only Udacity for we can take our time to complete.

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    where from i get the cours.............?

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  21. JamesJ Group Title
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    Click on the link above!!

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    and books.....?

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  23. JamesJ Group Title
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    Did you click on the link? Read everything there. It answers the questions about text books and materials.

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    There should be a method to store questions/things on Openstudy so that you can refer back to it later.

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    I 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.

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  26. JamesJ Group Title
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    Whether 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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