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University of the People


University of the People is the world's first non-profit, tuition-free online university offering online academic degrees in Business Administration and online academic degrees in Computer Science. UoPeople offers tuition-free online learning with students from over 138 countries! University of the People online university is supported by top academic leadership from universities such as Yale, NYU, Oxford, UC Berkeley:  http://uopeople.edu/

The Open Education Consortium is a worldwide community of hundreds of higher education institutions and associated organizations committed to advancing open education and its impact on global education.  They envision a world where everyone, everywhere has access to the education they need to build their futures. Anyone can access educational materials, scholarly articles, and supportive learning communities anytime they want to. Education is available, accessible, modifiable and free: Open Education Consortium
Coursera is an education platform that partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free https://www.coursera.org/
What is MOOC List? Is a directory of Massive open Online courses (MOOCs) offered by different providers. MOOC list is a website where you can find free online courses (MOOCs) offered by the best universities around the world. Here is the link: MOOCS link

Khan Academy offers free practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. They tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Their math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps. They have also partnered with institutions like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to offer specialized content: https://www.khanacademy.org/about


MIT OpenCourseWare is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity: http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm 
At Open Yale, you can download course materials that include audio, video and course materials. You can work through these courses just like you were a student sitting in the classroom. There are few opportunities in the world where you can obtain a free education - and this is one of those: http://oyc.yale.edu/
It isn't only Ivy League schools that offer open courseware either. At the University of Michigan's website, you'll find Open Michigan. Open Michigan is set up as a resource for students and faculty to share their own educational resources as well as the research they conduct at the University. At Open Michigan, you'll not only find a whole collection of downloadable course materials, but you can also share your own research and materials, or connect with other academics and researchers at the "U-M Open Community
Another University that offers open courseware is Utah State University. Utah State offers listings for free courseware under Biology, Human Development, Physics, Psychology and much more. You will find an amazing variety of downloadable materials and learning opportunities here.This is also a good place to find other open courseware sites, since the Utah State page lists some of the top OCW resources at places like Johns Hopkins, Japan OCW Alliance, and Notre Dame:
http://ocw.usu.edu/ 

The Canvas Network offers free online courses and classes from the world's leading universities. Enroll now to get started on your new journey! https://www.canvas.net/
Expand your world – take free online classes from top University of Washington faculty. Both self-paced and scheduled courses are available http://www.pce.uw.edu/online/free-courses/

In addition to the Universities and Colleges around the world offering open courseware, you can also find free educational materials at communities that are focused on the open courseware concept across the entire Internet. One example of this is Learning Space, a UK based site offered the "The Open University".

The final site that belongs on any list of open courseware is the Open Courseware Consortium site. OCW is impressive - search all courses in the library by title, language, source organization or website. The Consortium seeks to serve as a hub for all of the other OCW websites out there offered by Universities and Open Source communities throughout the Internet. By using the OCW site, you'll have access to just about all of the open courseware sites listed  here, as well as many more.

Top 10 language exchange websites Language exchange websites (we also call them conversation exchange, chat exchange or speaking exchange websites) are a fantastic idea for language learners. You can study a foreign language completely for free AND make friends with native speakers at the same time!
Whether you're doing research for a project, need help with homework, or just want to learn something new, YouTube EDU features some of our most popular educational videos across YouTube: You Tube- Education

GCF LearnFree.org From seniors learning computer basics to seasoned professionals brushing up on Microsoft Office to unemployed individuals gaining career skills to students practicing math, everyone can find something useful at GCFLearnFree.org. 

You can learn to do almost anything from how to make wedding favors, to dance and music using short instructional videos at www.monkeysee.com

Find out how to macramé, cook or anything else at www.ehow.com a free website loaded with online video tutorials.

Learn how to paint, needlepoint or other things by watching videos at www.howcast.com

 

 

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