15 Opportunities for Free Online Education

A reader just forwarded me an interesting article entitled “15 Inspiring Examples of Free Online Education” by OnlineCollege.org. They list a number of gems ranging from online open academies, free resources, and courses offered by world-renowned institutions. They are geared towards beginners, early learners, returning students, and advanced levels of education:

  1. Khan Academy
  2. MIT Open Courseware
  3. Berkeley Webcast
  4. Tufts Open Courseware
  5. Open Courseware Consortium
  6. Academic Earth
  7. Textbook Revolution
  8. Project Gutenberg
  9. iTunes U
  10. The Open University
  11. Watch, Know, Learn
  12. The University of the People
  13. TED
  14. Wikiversity (I’m trying to find the time to be a contributed here)
  15. Instructables

You can find some wonderful information on nearly any topic, free books, supplements for student learning, and more!

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15 thoughts on “15 Opportunities for Free Online Education

    1. Jennifer Lockett Post author

      There are some really awesome and free resources out there! I love iTunes U (especially the new app – I need to write about that) because you can have your students who are in college prep classes listen to, say, a lecture from Stanford or you can go to their specialized K-12 section and use those lessons and formats. Great for those looking at “flipped classrooms.”

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