Hundreds of Online Learning Platform, Which One You Take?



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Top 10 free online learning platforms! 


10. Coursera (www.coursera.org)


Coursera is a website that partners with universities and organizations around the world. This brings a wide variety of topics and perspectives to one searchable database.

9. Khan Academy (www.khanacademy.org)


Partnering with many post-secondary schools, Khan Academy offers a usable, well-organized interface. Also curating many courses from around the web, Khan Academy offers impressive depth on many different subjects.

8. Open Culture Online Courses (www.openculture.com)


Open Culture highlights 1000 lectures, videos, and podcasts from universities around the world. The site features a lot of material found only on universities private sites, all in easy to browse categories.

7. Udemy (www.udemy.com)


Working with many top professors and schools, the site mixes the customizable platform of other sites with a heavy emphasis on top quality content. This is another site, however, that mixes free and paid content.

6. edX (www.edX.org)


Another great option for free online education is edX. Also bringing together courses from many different schools, the site has impressive, quality information for everyone. edX covers a great range of topics.

5. Alison (alison.com)


Alison is a free education site offering certification in some areas. Alison offers courses mainly in business, technology, and health, but also includes language learning courses.

It’s a great option if users need certification for their learning as Alison also offers school curriculum courses.

4. Stanford Online (online.stanford.edu)


Your hub for all the online offerings from Stanford University, Stanford Online offers self-paced and session-based courses. While Coursera features some courses from Stanford, many classes are only available via other hosts.

3. MIT OpenCourseWare (ocw.mit.edu)


MIT offers a variety of free courses. The school has a comparable number of courses to the schools above, plus includes very in-depth course materials on the subjects available. MIT also offers free RSS feeds, a convenient way to continue learning.

2. University of Oxford Podcasts (podcasts.ox.ac.uk)


The University of Oxford features many different podcasts. Most are public lecture series or lectures from visiting professors, with several different recordings available.

The advantage of this particular site is that podcasts are organized into series, making it easy to subscribe to multiple lectures on one topic. Its a good site for thoroughly in-depth understanding.

1. TED-Ed (ed.ted.com)


One great destination for more general learning is TED-Ed. From the same people that brought you the all-encompassing, motivational web series comes to a site chocked full of educational videos. Most include impressive animation, and all are ten minutes long or less. 

With time TED-Ed is fill up with all the possible content, talks by the professionals from that very specific field make it the most understandable.

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