EdX - A not-for-profit enterprise of its founding partners Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute
of Technology that features learning designed specifically for interactive study via the web.
OpenCourseWare Consortium -
A community of over 250 universities and associated organizations worldwide committed to advancing OpenCourseWare sharing and its impact
on global educational opportunity. View Members.
1000 Free Online Courses from Top Universities - Get 1000 free online courses from the world's leading universities - Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, Oxford and more. You can download these audio & video courses (often from iTunes, YouTube, or university web sites) straight to your computer or MP3 player. Over 30,000 hours of free audio & video lectures.
A Guide to Not-for-Profit Online Universities - Online learning has become an unstoppable force at the postsecondary level, and a real alternative to on-campus programs that might not be affordable or convenient for a majority of prospective college students. This page serves as a high-level overview of online universities and programs, covering the major advantages of online learning, how online programs work, as well as types of degrees available and financial aid options.
Academic Partnerships (AP) - Provides services to progressive universities in the
United States and top quality institutions around the world who are committed to increasing access through online learning.
AllTheTests - Search engine and directory to IQ-Tests, Health-Tests, EQ-Tests, Personality-Tests,
Career-Tests, Knowledge-Tests, Language-Tests, Relationship-Tests, MCSE + IT Tests, Fun-Tests, Purity-Tests, Fan-Tests, Children-Tests and
Babson College - A leader in entrepreneurial management education, grants BS, MBA and
custom MS degrees through its Undergraduate Program and the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business. The College's newly launched
for-profit venture, Babson Interactive LLC, develops distance learning programs and business simulations for executives and graduate students.
BrainPop - Producer of educational animated movies for K-12.
Cable in the Classroom - Industry-wide philanthropic initiative. Since 1989, 8,500 cable companies
and 39 cable networks have provided free access to commercial-free, educational cable content and new technologies to 81,000 public and private schools.
CasePlace - Resource for up-to-date case studies, syllabi and innovative MBA teaching
materials on business and sustainability - from corporate governance to sustainable development.
Choices Program, The - A national education program that seeks to engage students at the secondary
level in consideration of the historical roots and current realities of the most pressing international concerns of our day.
Class Central - A free online course aka MOOC aggregator from top universities like Stanford, MIT, Harvard, etc. offered via Coursera, Udacity, edX, NovoED, & others.
ExamFX - Provides online courses, simulated exams and certificate exams for the insurance and securities
FindTutorials - A Web index and search engine dedicated to bringing you the best of the
Web's tutorials and online courses. Search for tutorials on a wide variety of subjects, ranging from photography to gardening to psychology.
GlobalLearningSystems - Provider of Internet based,enterprise-wide learning solutions
for corporate, government and education clients,on a worldwide basis.
GradeSaver - GradeSaver was founded in April 1999 by Nick Smith and Olivia
Verma, both attending Harvard University and living in Eliot House at the time. After having spent years helping each other edit class essays,
they realized that students all around the world would benefit from having someone edit, revise and offer suggestions on their essays before submitting
them to the intense scrutiny of their professors and teachers. GradeSaver also provides study guides on novels, plays, poems and films ranging from Animal Farm to Yonnondio: From the Thirties.
Each study guide includes essays, an in-depth chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography
History Matters - Designed for high school and college teachers of U.S. history survey
courses, this site serves as a gateway to web resources and offers unique teaching materials, first-person primary documents and threaded discussions
on teaching U.S. history. A project of the American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning of the City University of New
York and the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University.
Kahn Academy - Math science, economics and other topis in free video lectures.
My Own Business - Coursework designed to help owners of small and medium sized businesses
Ninth House Network - Works with leading organizations in telecommunications, information
technology, financial services, manufacturing, and the public sector developing desktop learning programs.
Online College Database - Prospective students searching for college and university information for schools in the United States can find tuition, enrollment, university type, location based information with integrated Google Maps for usability, and various rankings information to see how the schools they are considering compare against others.
Online Education Database (OEDb) - Unlike other leading online education directories, this database
only lists accredited online colleges so you can be certain these degrees will be respected by potential employers.
Open Culture - Free educational and cultural media on the web.
Open Learning Initiative (OLI) - A collection of free online courses and course
materials that enact instruction for an entire course in an online format.
Open Yale - Provides lectures and other materials from selected Yale College courses to the public free of charge via the Internet. The courses span the full range of liberal arts disciplines, including humanities, social sciences, and physical and biological sciences.
SmartPlanet - Personal and professional learning community where people pursue goals and
lifelong interests through online courses and human interaction. When you register at SmartPlanet, you immediately become a member of a
virtual community with benefits like free courses.
Sofia Initiative - The goal of Sofia is to publish community college-level course content
and make it freely accessible on the web to support teaching and learning.
Study.com - Offers an extensive library of video lessons in most high school and college subjects to help students improve their grades, dramatically reduce tuition costs.
StudyBlue - Crowdsourced learning platform that provides intelligent learning tools including flashcards, notes, study guides and more, that empower students to study smarter.
STUDYlink - Find, compare, apply to courses worldwide.
The Great Courses - Brings engaging professors to you through DVD,
audio CD, and other formats. Since 1990, great teachers from Stanford, Georgetown, and other leading colleges and universities have crafted
over 350 courses for lifelong learners.
of California, Berkeley - Every semester, UC Berkeley webcasts select courses and events for live viewing and on-demand replay over
the. Also see YouTube for additional UC Berkeley course
and lectures contributions.
University of Phoenix - Offer bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees, as well as professional
certificate programs, to help you excel in a number of career fields, including: Business, Administration, Accounting, Management, Technology
Management, Information Systems, Education, Counseling and Nursing. Classes are offered at the times and places that work for you, including
more than 90 campuses and learning centers across the country, and via the Internet.
Virtual Training Suite - A set of online tutorials designed to help students, lecturers
and researchers improve their Internet information skills. The tutorials offer self-directed learning, take around an hour each to complete, and
include quizzes and interactive exercises to lighten the learning experience.
Web U.S. Higher Education - This section of University of Texas,
Austin website provides links to other regionally-accredited institutions of higher learning in the United States.
WebSearch University - Learn learn new online search tactics, strategies, and tools from
a faculty of top Web search experts and practitioners.
Yahoo! Education - Various resources to help you in furthering your education: Distance
Learning, College and Grad School, Student Life, Reference, Graduate School Search, Top Schools, Education News.
YouTube: EDU - Videos and channels from YouTube college and university partners.
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