distance linguistics courses

Benjamin Lukoff blukoff at ALVORD.COM
Thu Mar 20 02:56:50 UTC 2008

On Wed, 19 Mar 2008, James Harbeck wrote:

> I'm just curious as to whether, and if so from where, one can take
> accredited, worthwhile university credit courses in linguistics
> online or by other distance education means. I'm aware that MIT makes
> many course materials available free online, but as far as I know you
> can't get credit for their courses unless you're a regular student
> showing up in person etc. -- i.e., you can't register and take the
> courses online. Or am I wrong? And what about elswhere? US, Canada,
> UK, Australia, NZ?

I see a few on the first page of Google "distance learning linguistics"

I would be surprised if linguistics courses weren't available via the
University of London.

The University of Washington occasionally offers a good introductory
course via distance learning, as well.

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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