This looks intriguing; I added it to my bucket list.
Big History Project
What is Big History?
13.8 billion years of history told through engaging videos, animations, articles, and classroom activities targeting middle- and high-school students
free, open, and online
Today we have more information available to us on our phones than was available in all the great libraries of Alexandria. How do we decide what claims we can trust? Big History teaches students to examine their intuition, looking at the authority, evidence, and logic of claims across disciplines and scales. Students learn to apply a thoughtful, consistent, and rigorous approach to engaging with new ideas and information and using evidence to construct effective arguments.
Register now to explore the course.
For the Best Reading Experience
You don’t have to carry a laptop around to keep your eTextbooks with you. Access them at CourseSmart.com on any web–enabled device, including tablets and smartphones.
And get free apps recommended for the iPad and Android devices for an even better CourseSmart reading experience.
Screenr’s web-based screenrecorder makes it very easy to create screen casts and share them. Best of all it is free!
For those who use Moodle as a course management system and wish to create their own Course Materials or electronic textbooks, this is great news!
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