Academic Earth

Thousands of video lectures from the world’s top scholars

  • Academic Earth is an organization founded with the goal of giving everyone on earth access to a world-class education.
  • As more and more high quality educational content becomes available online for free, we ask ourselves, what are the real barriers to achieving a world class education?  At Academic Earth, we are working to identify these barriers and find innovative ways to use technology to increase the ease of learning.
  • We are building a user-friendly educational ecosystem that will give internet users around the world the ability to easily find, interact with, and learn from full video courses and lectures from the world’s leading scholars.  Our goal is to bring the best content together in one place and create an environment in which that content is remarkably easy to use and where user contributions make existing content increasingly valuable.
  • We invite those who share our passion to explore our website, participate in our online community, and help us continue to find new ways to make learning easier for everyone.
  • … (Overview).

Homepage;
Subjects; Universities; Instructors; Playlist (lecutres selected by our editors);
Partners; Team; Media; FAQs;
Address: Academic Earth, Inc., 419 Lafayette St, Fl 2, New York, NY 10003, USA;
Contact.

About /Mission: Academic Earth is an organization founded with the goal of giving everyone on earth access to a world-class education! 

As more and more high quality educational content becomes available online for free, we ask ourselves, what are the real barriers to achieving a world class education?  At Academic Earth, we are working to identify these barriers and find innovative ways to use technology to increase the ease of learning.

We are building a user-friendly educational ecosystem that will give internet users around the world the ability to easily find, interact with, and learn from full video courses and lectures from the world’s leading scholars.  Our goal is to bring the best content together in one place and create an environment in which that content is remarkably easy to use and where user contributions make existing content increasingly valuable.

We invite those who share our passion to explore our website, participate in our online community, and help us continue to find new ways to make learning easier for everyone.

Still more on our Homepage (scroll down):

  • One Million Visits – Thanks for your support! Academic Earth is proud to announce that it received more than one million visits in the first three months since its January 18 beta launch, with more than 50% of users coming from outside of the US. You can see more details and learn about the most popular subjects, courses, and lectures over that time frame in this presentation. Thank you to everyone who has helped spread the word.
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Academic Earth on wikipedia:

  • Academic Earth is a website launched March 24, 2009, which offers free online video lectures from universities such as UC Berkeley, Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Stanford, and Yale in the subjects of Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, English, Entrepreneurship, History, Law, Mathematics, Medicine, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, and Religion.

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