Nine Most Useful Online Learning Tools

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Nine Most Useful Online Learning Tools
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Nine 09 Useful Online learning Tools
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You can learn nearly any topic on the internet. If you want to learn a language, how to rebuild a carburetor, or how to create a business plan, there is a tutorial or E-learning course available to do it. Here are ten sites which offer a free education.


1. Wikipedia

Wikipedia is an online encyclopaedia which is editable by anyone. It makes a great starting point for students of almost any subject. For those that require more information, most of the entries have external links and references at the bottom of the article.

2. Google Code University

Google is an excellent source of information. Their site offers courses in many coding languages, including AJAX, C++ and Python. Each of the courses has written materials, exercises and videos. The Code University is a great resource to enhance your coding skills.



3. Learn Ubuntu

This guide teaches you the ins and outs of the latest version of Ubuntu. There are plenty of tips and suggestions on how to optimize the system and use the many tools that the operating system offers.


4. Learn Music ,Theory

Are you lax on your music theory? This site educates its users on the important foundations in music. You can learn chords, intervals, musical notation and much more. This site even allows you to create your own exercises to help you learn more effectively.

5. MIT Open Courses

MIT has 1900 free courses available on its Open Course site. You can take a variety of subjects, ranging from biology to humanistic studies. MIT also provides video and audio to enhance the learning experience. The site itself is free, though they encourage donations.

6. Tutorials on Everything

This site is a tutorial aggregator, bringing all of them together in one place. There are a great number of subjects available for study including photography and how to start a business. The best feature is the voting system which brings the best tutorials to the top of the list.

7. eHow

eHow collects 'how to' manuals covering nearly everything that you can think of. These guides are written by experts like you, presented in an easy and searchable format.

8. Learn a Language

LiveMocha teaches a variety of languages to its users by pairing native speakers with those who want to learn. Languages include Hindi, English, Spanish and German. The site itself is free to join with the only costs being in the formal courses.

9. Writing and other courses

Learn how to write with the OpenLearn website. There are hundreds of free E-learning resources on a variety of topics available. The best part about this site is that all of the resources are free to use.

From learning a new language to setting up a business, you can learn nearly anything online. Invest in yourself and take a course or two.


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18 comments for this post

Thanks James for writing a useful guest post.

Posted on June 12, 2010 at 12:50 AM  

Useful tools :) bookmarked it.

Posted on June 12, 2010 at 11:00 AM  

In this list I use only Wikipedia website and others I don't know. Sometimes I visit ehow too..

Posted on June 12, 2010 at 8:36 PM  

@Shabnam i hope you like it.

@Arun i once downloaded a programming software "scratch" by MIT

Posted on June 12, 2010 at 9:13 PM  

Usually I find most of what I need from Google or Wikipedia.

But it is good to know there are other useful resources available.

Posted on June 13, 2010 at 6:19 PM  

Google Code University is one of my favorite :)

Posted on June 13, 2010 at 7:07 PM  

@Paul when i was not a blogger i used to write for wikipedia.

@vector they even teach hacking.

Posted on June 13, 2010 at 7:59 PM  

@Paul when i was not a blogger i used to write for wikipedia.

@vector they even teach hacking.

Posted on June 13, 2010 at 7:59 PM  

Teachmate added purely for advertising purpose, It should be removed from this excellent list or should be added in guest author description to maintain the quality.

Posted on June 14, 2010 at 12:02 PM  

Thaks Arafat

Posted on June 14, 2010 at 2:17 PM  

This is really good. I am trying MIT one. :)

Posted on June 14, 2010 at 3:40 PM  

@Abhi its great for we programmers.

Posted on June 14, 2010 at 4:15 PM  

google and wikipedia are helpful one as everyone knows.
getting information on particular things is good and you have sighted some of the best resources out there.

Posted on June 14, 2010 at 10:05 PM  

useful post and helpful too.

Posted on June 15, 2010 at 9:10 AM  

@Priyanka Hope you get most benefits out of it.

Posted on June 16, 2010 at 12:20 AM  

mostly we use Wikipedia or search for google.. here is a good number of list... bookmarked it... thanks...

Posted on June 26, 2010 at 12:58 PM  

@Nasir
I used to answer at wikipedia, left it after starting to blog.

Posted on June 26, 2010 at 2:06 PM  

mostly we use Wikipedia or search for google.. here is a good number of list... bookmarked it... thanks...

Posted on November 28, 2010 at 3:34 PM  

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