Coursera offers high quality courses from the top universities, for free to everyone. We are changing the face of education globally, and we invite you to join us. Coursera includes Columbia University, Duke University, Stanford University, Vanderbilt University and several others including foreign Universities.
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The following courses have been approved for college credit recommendation for undergraduate credit and consist of:
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. As of July 2013 material is offered from over 2,150 courses. This includes courseware that is useful for high school students and teachers.
Taking and completing courses from MIT's OpenCourseWare offerings will perk curiosity.
Sponsored by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, one of America's top rated universities and the world's top rated technology university. Give it a try... little to loose and much to gain.
Open Culture offers high-quality cultural and educational media using a collection of 400 courses, on-line, for free from Ivy League universities such as Stanford, UCLA, Columbia and Oxford. Courses run the spectrum from science and art to math and economics.
TED, the powerhouse of jaw-dropping lectures needs little introduction to many. Now, they are bringing their talent into education with an offshoot, Ted-Ed. Their library of beautifully animated and gripping videos on a variety of subjects, such as The Power of Simple Words and How Many Universes are There. All videos are under 10-minutes long. Supplemental materials such as quizzes and discussion questions are also available.
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This online brochure may help you in assessing your potential opportunities for training through additional sources some of which are listed above, some which may or may not be free or charge.
Whether your objective is to start or complete a degree program or expand you knowledge, showing your desire and efforts to advance your knowledge and skills is always a positive item for your Resume, LinkedIn and during an Interview.
Before making any commitment always have a full and clear understanding of any fees, admissions, attendance, materials, shipping, on-line access assessments and any other charges or costs you will be required to pay for the services and/or classes you are considering. It can be very frustrating and painful to go through an entire course or program working diligently only to find you own for significant undiscussed costs which are preventing you from receiving credit for your hard work. Be a smart consumer and ask lots of pointed questions.
Make sure you fully understand any loans, grants or other financial aid that is available and create some scenarios where you pay different amounts back over time to see how it impacts your total payout and what potential changes may alter your total payout (increases in loan rates, increased income raising loan rates, delinquency or late payment charges, etc.).
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