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List of Free Online Education

January 9, 2012

Update No. 9: 12. January.2015

An excellent overview of more than 800 MOOC from various providers can be found at class-central.com.

Stanford: www.ai-class.com  (Certificate of attendance from professors but not Stanford). Additional certification with credits at German university ( Prof. Wolfram Burgard at the University of Freiburg! http://www.informatik.uni-freiburg.de/~burgard/ai_exams/: many international Universities accept such a certificate)
Other free classes at Stanford Engineering.
This course is now offered via udacity: www.udacity.com

Free Courses from worldclass universities by Coursera –coursera.org

Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT: http://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesmarshallcrotty/2011/12/21/m-i-t-game-changer-free-online-education-for-all/ (Certificate of attendance not from MIT)

EdX.org: EdX is a not-for-profit enterprise of its founding partners Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

FutureLearn: 23 British Universities will offer free online MOOCs

Academic Earth: http://academicearth.org/

Khan Academy: http://www.khanacademy.org/ (K12 Education)

Salman Khan actually inspired the Udacity founders to offer a MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) in 2010.

P2PU: http://p2pu.org/en/

The Open University Learning space (600 free courses also with credits): http://openlearn.open.ac.uk/ See Credit Accumulation and Transfer  scheme (CATS):http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Credit_Accumulation_and_Transfer_Scheme. (Remark: Can be transfered into ECTS)

Udemy: www.udemy.com (free courses available not all) – I have started a free course myself: http://ude.my/uWKNlR.

Skillshare is a similar to Udemy. Most courses charge enrollment fees: www.skillshare.com.

Lore http://lore.com/ is another type of plattform to create free online courses. The focus of this plattform is on the community and the social networking between students.

Coursites http://www.coursesites.com/ by Blackboard is another free web-based course platform to attend courses or setup your own.

YouTube Edu: http://www.youtube.com/education
Video Lectures online from reknown universities and other sources such as BBC.

Ted- Ideas Worth Spreading: www.ted.com
The latest in key research projects, findings and insights in less than 20 Minutes introduced in a compelling speech supported by presentations and media. Great resource to learn new things in any academic field.

Free online learning resources:
see http://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesmarshallcrotty/2012/01/01/free-education-for-all-a-meme-whose-time-has-come/2/

Open Learning Initiative: http://oli.web.cmu.edu/openlearning/

Learning English Video Lectures:
http://www.businessbookmall.com/Learning%20English%20Video%20Lectures.htm

Online College Classes: http://www.onlinecollegeclasses.com/

Alison (Over 300 Free Online classes at Certificate or Diploma Level: http://alison.com/

Any other university, organisation, instititution offering free education ?

A very well structured and very extinsive list at uncolleg.org – Hacking your Education by Dale J. Stephens:
http://www.uncollege.org/resources/

Recommended Further Reading:
How Free Online Courses Are Changing the Tradional Liberal Arts Education

Learning should be your top 2013 new years resolution

Related Link:

The Fastest Ways To Learn Any New Language

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Academic Earth, Discovery Launch, Us debt clock …What the World is Learning Right Now ?

August 25, 2009

There are many ways to listen to the crowd and what they are currently learning or in what subject they have an interest.
One place to start your journey are the Google Hot Trends: Every hour the top 100 search terms are listed. http://www.google.com/trends/hottrends/atom/hourly

Here some interesting examples:
1) Academic Earth: Get free 24 lectures on astrophysics http://academicearth.org/
2) US National Debt Clock: Want to know how how much the current debt load increased for each day: http://www.usdebtclock.org/
3) You want to follow Discovery launch online ? http://www.space.com/spaceshuttle/

What the World is Learning Right Now ? Examples: Academic Earth, Discovery Launch, Us debt clock

August 25, 2009

There are many ways to listen to the crowd and what they are currently learning or in what subject they have an interest.
One place to start your journey are the Google Hot Trends: Every hour the top 100 search terms are listed. http://www.google.com/trends/hottrends/atom/hourly

Here some interesting examples:
1) Academic Earth: Get free 24 lectures on astrophysics http://academicearth.org/
2) US National Debt Clock: Want to know how how much the current debt load increased for each day: http://www.usdebtclock.org/
3) You want to follow Discovery launch online ? http://www.space.com/spaceshuttle/


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