Saturday, September 22, 2012

Teach yourself what you need to know - with free online resources

So education costs too much and the good stuff is always someplace you aren't, so the web is stepping up to help you help yourself. After all, we really educate ourselves, when it comes right down to it.

Stanford University in California USA started offering some excellent university courses free online. This is what's on right now, for example:

More about free online courses at Stanford:

Webmaker from Mozilla (maker of the awesome open-source Firefox browser) is now making it easy for you to teach yourself how to build your own cool stuff on the web:

Copyright and media law - how to protect yourself:

MITx, HarvardX and BerkeleyX:



Khan Academy:



Cheap design and web tutorials at Pay as little as a dollar per day for all you can learn: tutorials on design, photography, audio, video, business, and getting up to speed on various software tools, like Photoshop and Dreamweaver:

P2PU - learn with others:

Edupunk's Guide to a DIY Credential: