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 one year 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!
 one year 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
 one year 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
 one year 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
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2https://www.edx.org/ seems allot like https://www.coursera.org/

JamesJ
 one year 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
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So what are the benefits if we ask such a course?

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

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

rajathsbhat
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Plus, I think you get a certificate of completion.

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

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

JamesJ
 one year 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.

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

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

aamirkhan834
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0where from i get the cours.............?

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

JamesJ
 one year 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
 one year 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.

henpen
 one year 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
 one year 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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