Access to the Internet is very important, preferably with capabilities to audio stream and listen to Real Audio files
These web-based course notes provide an outline of many of the lectures and a set of links to web sites at which further in-depth reading is available. A set of Powerpoint lectures can be downloaded from this site and viewed in a Powerpoint Viewer. Click on Get Powerpoint Viewer below if your computer cannot view Powerpoint slides.
A list of recommended textbook reading is provided. Click on the Textbooks link below. The textbook The Ascent of Science by Silver is especially recommended.
The CD version of the Encyclopaedia Britannica is highly recommended as a study resource and as a reference for writing essays: Link to Britannica Store