Tuesday, 3 December 2013

15 FREE Educational Websites

The Internet makes learning very accessible. There is a way to get an education without ending up with a massive debt or bankrupting your family. Even the poorest(economically) people can now afford to be educated, all they need is access to a computer and internet, which could be found in most of the free civil libraries.

1. ALISON - - over 60 million lessons and records 1.2 million unique visitors per month
2. COURSERA - Educational website that works with universities to get their courses on the Internet, free for you to use. Learn from over 542 courses.
3. The University of Reddit - The free university of Reddit.
4. UDACITY - Advance your education and career through project-based online classes, mainly focused around computer, data science and mathematics.
5. MIT Open CourseWare - Free access to quite a few MIT courses that are on par with what you’d expect from MIT.
6. Open Culture - Compendium of free learning resources, including courses, textbooks, and videos/films.
7. No Excuse List - Huge list of websites to learn from.
8. Open YALE Courses - Open Yale Courses provides free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University All lectures were recorded in the Yale College classroom and are available in video, audio, and text transcript formats. Registration is not required
 9. Khan Academy – Watch thousands of micro-lectures on topics ranging from history and medicine to chemistry and computer science.
10. Zooniverse - Take part in a huge variety of interesting studies of nature, science, and culture.
11. TUFTS Open CourseWare - Tufts OpenCourseWare is part of a new educational movement initiated by MIT that provides free access to course content for everyone online.  Tufts’ course offerings demonstrate the University’s strength in the life sciences in addition to its multidisciplinary approach, international perspective and underlying ethic of service to its local, national and international communities.
 How Stuff Works? - More scientific lessons and explanations than you could sort through in an entire year.
13. Harvard Medical School Open Courseware 
The mission of the Harvard Medical School Open Courseware Initiative is to exchange knowledge from the Harvard community of scholars to other academic institutions, prospective students, and the general public.
14. VideoLectures.NET - the title says it all - amazing video lectures on many topics.
15.  TED - 
 Motivational and educational lectures from noteworthy professionals around the world.

By -  -- from http://endoriot.blogspot.mx/2013/11/1.html

3 Bonus sites* -- edx.org is a joint initiative by MIT and Harvard and is now backed with very good courses from top universities around the world.

Have a look at Maths & Science Solution: http://mathsandscience.com

And last but not least --> http://www.saylor.org/

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