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  1. Carolyn

    7 Note taking apps students should know about

    1. Evernote allows you to easily gather and present a variety of material into one place including web articles, handwritten notes, and photos. Users can share their notes with others and sync their account across multiple devices. Pricing: Basic (Free), Plus ($24.99/year), Premium ($49.99/year)...
  2. Carolyn

    Resource 7 Note taking apps students should know about

    MoocLab submitted a new resource: 7 Note taking apps students should know about - Ttools and apps that allow you to collect or make notes digitally Read more about this resource...
  3. Carolyn

    30 Useful Apps For Students

    "30 Useful Apps For Students You Probably Don’t Know About" Originally posted by Marianne Stenger on informED The number of college students taking at least one online course has nearly doubled over the past five years according to a report by market research agency Refuel. Online students...
  4. TheGreatCourses.com

    Low-cost TheGreatCourses.com

    TheGreatCourses.com (formerly The Teaching Company) offers over 600 college-level courses taught by professors available for purchase on CD, DVD, or digital formats. Each course contains on average 12-24 lectures with each lecture running 30 minutes to an hour in length. Courses are accessible...
  5. TED-Ed

    Free TED-Ed

    TED-Ed is TED’s youth and education initiative. TED-Ed’s mission is to spark and celebrate the ideas of teachers and students around the world. The site's mission is to support learning — from producing a growing library of original animated videos , to providing an international platform for...
  6. Eliademy

    Crowdsourced Eliademy

    Eliademy is a free online educational platform that allows educators, organisations and students to create, share and manage online courses with real-time discussions and task management. The Finland based platform offers a wide range of both free and low-cost courses in multiple languages...
  7. Gresham College

    Open Courseware Gresham College

    Gresham College is an independent higher education institution offering access to over 2,000 free public lectures on topics from history to medicine and from politics to mathematics delivered by leading academics and public figures. Lectures are categorised by subject area featuring both past...
  8. Lynda.com

    Low-cost Lynda.com

    Lynda.com offers 4,000+ online video tutorials covering software applications such as Adobe, Articulate, Google, Microsoft etc as well as creative and business skills. Courses addressing all aspects of web development are organized into short lesson segments with high quality instruction aided...
  9. Qualt

    MOOC Platform Qualt

    Qualt is the first mobile professional skills MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) platform to deliver free access to internationally-recognised training for professionals. Qualt offers a series of entry-level, free professional training courses that are explicitly linked to career development and...
  10. iTunes U

    Crowdsourced iTunes U

    iTunes U is an Apple iTunes application where colleges and universities from around the world can offer free courses and study resources covering a wide array of subjects, openly available to anyone. Currently, over 800 colleges and universities from across the globe provide post-secondary...
  11. GCFLearnFree

    Free GCFLearnFree

    GCFLearnFree creates and provides free, self-paced, online tutorials across 85 skills including technology, literacy and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life. The site delivers over 2,000 different lessons and learners can choose to view only one lesson or to complete an...
  12. Janux

    MOOC Platform Janux

    Janux is an online interactive learning community created in partnership between The University of Oklahoma and technology company NextThought. It gives students direct connections to courses, educational resources, faculty, and each other, offering interactive content and social tools. All...
  13. Open Education powered by Blackboard

    Crowdsourced Open Education powered by Blackboard

    Open Education is a cloud based platform powered by the latest Blackboard technology which allows educators to publish courses or course content as Open Education Resources. Learners have access to over 300 free online courses from over 100 different educational institutions covering a range of...
  14. Udemy

    Crowdsourced Udemy

    An online learning platform that allows anyone to host their own video courses, which cover a huge variety of topics from photography to cooking to programming. Udemy does not require specialized expertise or credentials to create and sell a course on the platform and all the courses are created...
  15. Khan Academy

    Free Khan Academy

    Khan Academy is one of the leaders in free online education, with a primary focus on K-12 level education. It offers a personalized learning resource for all ages with practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace...
  16. Canvas Network

    MOOC Platform Canvas Network

    Canvas Network is an open, online course platform launched by the American educational software company Instructure and powered by the Canvas open source learning management system (LMS). The platform allows institutions to provide classes to the public, setting their own course structure and...
  17. EdX

    MOOC Platform EdX

    EdX offers interactive online classes and MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) from the world’s top universities, colleges and organizations. With more than 90 global partners, EdX currently has 2,300+ faculty and staff teaching over 950 courses. Courses are free with the exception of...
  18. Coursera

    MOOC Platform Coursera

    Coursera is the largest MOOC platform partnering with top universities and organizations to offer online courses for anyone to take. With the most diverse course selection of all the MOOC providers, Coursera currently has over 17 million students and 2,000+ courses from 146 partner institutions...
  19. Carolyn

    Discussion Coursera, edX, Udacity...the Good, the Bad & the Ugly

    Share your views and tell us which MOOC provider(s) you think are the best and worst out there. Don't forget to say why :rolleyes:
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