Thursday, December 15, 2011

Open Culture

(This was originally posted by Linda Wapelhorst on 12/15 in Butler Online's Advent Calendar)

Do you sometimes wish you could have a guest speaker in your online course? Well, Open Culture just might be the answer. Open Culture boasts content from "290 Cultural Icons: Great Artists, Writers & Thinkers in Their Own Words". Included, for example is a video interview in which Isaac Asminov, shares insights on science, computing, etc.

Also accessible here are "435 Free Movies Online: Great Classics, Indies, Noir, Westerns, etc." Freely viewable are films such as A Farewell to Arms, Great Expectations, Moulin Rouge, etc. You can also downolad free audio books here.

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