Online Courses

The Online Courses section of Open Source Internet provides links to several websites offering free online courses. We’ve reserved this category for non university sites, as opposed to the OpenCourseWare section.

Khan Academy

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Video Tutorial - Khan AcademyVisit Site: Khan Academy

Cost: Free

Comments: Free online courses and tutorials.

Description: Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We’re a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere.

Codecademy

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Online Courses - CodecademyVisit Site: Codecademy

Cost: Free

Comments: Free programming lessons.

Description: Codecademy is an education company. But not one in the way you might think. We’re committed to building the best learning experience inside and out, making Codecademy the best place for our team to learn, teach, and create the online learning experience of the future.

Programmr

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Online Courses - ProgrammrVisit Site: Programmr

Cost: Free

Comments: Free programming lessons.

Description: Programmr is an online interactive lab for students and enthusiasts to learn, practice and become proficient in programming. At Programmr you can code, compile & run projects right in the browser in almost any language.

Open Learning Initiative

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Online Courses - Open Learning InitiativeVisit Site: Open Learning Initiative

Cost: Free

Comments: Free online courses from Carnegie Mellon (cross-posted to Online Courses, and OCW).

Description: The Open Learning Initiative offers online courses to anyone who wants to learn or teach. Our aim is to combine open, high-quality courses, continuous feedback, and research to improve learning and transform higher education.

Udacity

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Online Courses - UdacityVisit Site: Udacity

Cost: Free

Comments: All courses are offered for free.

Description: Udacity is a totally new kind of learning experience. You learn by solving challenging problems and pursuing udacious projects with world-renowned university instructors (not by watching long, boring lectures). At Udacity, we put you, the student, at the center of the universe.

Course Hero

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Online Courses - Course HeroVisit Site: Course Hero

Cost: Free (lite)

Comments: Free basic memberships and premium memberships available.

Description: Course Hero provides a suite of digital resources that help you learn what you need as efficiently and effectively as possible. Study like a pro with access to millions of practice problems and peer notes with Study Documents.

CosmoLearning

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Online Courses - CosmoLearningVisit Site: CosmoLearning

Cost: Free

Comments: Free online courses.

Description: Created with the goal to provide the world with a free online school, CosmoLearning (CL) is an educational website committed to improving the quality of homeschooling, teaching and student excellence.

LearnersTV

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Online Courses - LearnersTVVisit Site: LearnersTV

Cost: Free

Comments: Free online courses.

Description: This is a comprehensive site providing thousands of downloadable Video lectures, Live Online Tests,etc in the fields of Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Medicine, Management and Accounting, Dentistry, Nursing, Psychology, History, Language Training, Literature, Law, Economics, Philosophy, etc FREE to its visitors.

Sofia

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Online Courses - SofiaVisit Site: Sofia

Cost: Free

Comments: Free online courses.

Description: The ultimate vision of the Sofia initiative is to support and advance education by making high-quality content freely available on the Web for learners and faculty across the nation and the world. Modeled after MIT’s OpenCourseWare Initiative, the Sofia initiative encourages the publication and free exchange of community college-level course materials on the World Wide Web.

Learn CSS Layout

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Online Courses - Learn CSS LayoutVisit Site: Learn CSS Layout

Cost: Free

Comments: Free HTML and CSS lessons.

Description: This site teaches the CSS fundamentals that are used in any website’s layout. I assume you already know what selectors, properties, and values are. And you probably know a thing or two about layout, though it may still be a rage-provoking activity for you.

Connexions

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Online Courses - ConnexionsVisit Site: Connexions

Cost: Free

Comments: Free content available for all users, free registration required for additional features.

Description: Connexions is a dynamic digital educational ecosystem consisting of an educational content repository and a content management system optimized for the delivery of educational content. Connexions is one of the most popular open education sites in the world.

LearningSpace

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Online Courses - LearningSpaceVisit Site: LearningSpace

Cost: Free

Comments: 600+ free online courses.

Description: Try over 600 free online courses from The Open University. Available from introductory to postgraduate level, each takes between 1 and 50 hours to study. Complete activities to assess your progress and compare your thoughts with sample answers. Sign up for free to get started!

Academic Earth

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Online Courses - Academic EarthVisit Site: Academic Earth

Cost: Free

Comments: 1500+ videos.

Description: Academic Earth aims to provide everyone with the opportunity to earn a world-class education by offering free online classes and online learning tools. Whether you’re looking to advance your career or take classes that interest you, Academic Earth can connect you to the world’s top universities and scholars.

Udemy

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Online Courses - UdemyVisit Site: Udemy

Cost: Mostly Free

Comments: Majority of courses are free, some require payment.

Description: Udemy helps students make moves. Whether you want to get promoted, break into a new industry, start a company, further a passion, or just accelerate your life, Udemy helps you learn from the amazing instructors in the world, so that you can get there and get there faster.

Coursera

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Online Courses - CourseraVisit Site: Coursera

Cost: Free

Comments: 115+ free courses

Description: We are a social entrepreneurship company that partners with the top universities in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. We envision a future where the top universities are educating not only thousands of students, but millions. Our technology enables the best professors to teach tens or hundreds of thousands of students.

Wikiversity

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Online Courses - WikiversityVisit Site: Wikiversity

Cost: Free

Comments: 18,000+ free learning resources.

Description: Wikiversity is a Wikimedia Foundation project devoted to learning resources, learning projects, and research for use in all levels, types, and styles of education from pre-school to university, including professional training and informal learning.