The zany science TV show "Beakman's World" didn't come along until I was in my 20s. I wished it had been around when I was a kid. It was the perfect combination of learning and hilarity. In the great Beakman tradition, Bible Dudes is a wise-cracking, entertaining website for biblical studies. I'm thinking about using it for my OT and NT survey courses.
"Yale on $0 a Day" is the title of a recent article in The Wall Street Journal(Feb. 15, 2007). The subtitle says, "Top Universities Post Lectures and Other Course Materials On Web, Free and Open to All; Literature of Crisis on Your iPod". The article describes the increasing democratization of higher ed. Want to know what it's like to take "Physics" at MIT? Now you can find out. In fact, MIT seems to be the school that is leading the way. Their OpenCourseWare program now provides the syllabus and class notes for more than 1,500 courses. The OCW features a complete set of videotaped lectures from the course "Physics I: Classical Mechanics." (Thanks to George Caruthers for passing this one along).