Introduction to Databases: Fall 2011 Stanford Free Course
One of the brilliant innovation in the field of distributed education, “Introduction to Databases” is going to be conducted online and free of cost to students all around the globe during the fall of 2011.
As a student, you are going to have an access to lecture videos apart from getting regular feedback in terms of progress and answers to all your queries. After successfully finishing the class, you are going to get an accomplishment statement.
With Professor Jennifer Widom at the helm, the syllabus is designed taking into consideration Stanford’s famous Introduction to Databases course. Check this to get an idea of topics. Information on the public offering will be available by the end of this month. You just need to register in order to get more details regarding the involvement in the online version when it becomes available. So far, more than 50,000 students have registered for the course.
The online class is scheduled to take place from October 10 through December 12, 2011. For online discussions, you can take the help of the instructor. With majority of course content being video-oriented; it is of paramount importance that you have high-speed Internet connection available.
Talking about Professor Jennifer Widom, she is the Fletcher Jones Professor and Chair of the Computer Science Department at Stanford University. Widom got her Bachelors degree from the Indiana University School of Music in 1982 and her Computer Science Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1987. Widom is the recipient of the ACM SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award in 2007.
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