In the Project Guidance Forum I made this post: http://arduino.cc/forum/index.php/topic,112462.0.html
There are a number of free course outlines offered there -- not just Design News...
Next week the Design Mag/Digikey group will be offering a course on Electronics taught by Max Maxfield -- one hour a day. It might be useful to some here -- starting out or otherwise. http://www.designnews.com/lecture-calendar.asp