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Online Educational Resources for Design : Open CourseWare

In this guide:

Academic Earth

Academic Earth is a search engine that finds open courseware, predominantly from UK and US universities. It searches across many of the major providers , including MIT, Oxford, Stanford and Harvard.

MIT OpenCourseWare

MIT offers a couple of design related courses under the umbrella of architecture - namely Furniture Making, Introduction to Design Computing and also Design Across Scales, Disciplines and Problem Contexts.

Access: Free on the web. Creative commons license

Creative Commons logo with terms BY-NC-SA.

Lighting Essentials

First in the series of COFA Online Resources, 'Lighting Essentials' is designed to teach the basic principles of studio lighting to those new to the area. This resource explores primary concepts involved with lighting for video, photography and other applications, using continuous light sources such as tungsten, fluorescent and natural sun light.

Access: Standard YouTube License - available via iTunes, iTunesU, YouTube, and iBook for iPad.