Course aggregator sites or course directories curate courses from different course providers and have been developed to provide learners with a variety of search tools helping them to filter through the large number of courses and course providers to find specific courses that meet their individual needs.
Some of these sites are better than others depending on what your needs and objectives are, so these guidelines are designed to assist in making the best use of the resources currently available to you.
Firstly, there are some factors you will need to consider to help you with your search:
What are you looking to develop?
What's your preferred course format?
- Academic knowledge
- Professional knowledge
- A specific skill in your field of work
- Recreational interests
What type of learning do you prefer?
- Scheduled course with a start date and an end date
- On-demand course which can be accessed any time and at your own pace
- MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)