Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Over 200 Free Online Educational Resources (v.2.0)

Collected by Johnathan Chung
I. Top Picks
II. Universities and Higher Education (updated to v.2.0 on 1/27/12)
III. General Collections (updated to v.2.3 on 2/10/12)
IV. How-to & DIY
V. Studying with Peers
VI. Online Books, eBooks, & Journals
VII. Computers, Software, & Programming (updated to v.2.2 on 2/6/12)
VIII. Science & Math (updated to v.2.3 on 2/10/12)
IX. Logic, Words, & Memory
X. Languages
XI. Music (updated to v.1.2 on 1/26/12)
XII. History
XIII. Business, Economics, Finance, & Investing (updated to v.1.2 on 1/26/12)
XIV. Food, Nutrition, & Cooking
XV. Survival Tips
XVI. Documentaries & Film Studies (updated to v.2.3 on 2/10/12)
XVII. Other
Khan Academy
Academic Earth - Online courses from the world's top scholars
TED - Technology, Entertainment, & Design
MIT Open CourseWare
Stanford Engineering Everywhere
Open Yale Courses
About U. - Collection of free online courses from
YouTube EDU
The Open University - Study at the OU
University of the People
University of Reddit
Open Culture - The best free cultural & educational media on the web
VideoLectures - Exchange ideas & share knowledge
CosmoLearning - Free educational website with thousands of courses & documentaries
Lecture Fox - Free university lectures
Faculty Project - The best professors from the world's leading Universities
Google in Education
More Open Courses:
OCW Search - Find free university courses online
Open Courseware Consortium
Harvard Extension School - Computer Science & Technology
Johns Hopkins University
Kaplan University
Notre Dame
Princeton's Institute for Advanced Study
Utah State
ArsDigita University - Computer science and math lectures
UC Berkeley Webcast - Central service for online video & audio for learners around the globe
UC Berkeley Video Courses - Free education online
Capilano University
Carnegie Mellon Open Learning Initiative
Delft University of Technology
Rice University Connexions - A place to view and share educational modules
Stanford on iTunes U - Stanford-related digital audio content
UC Irvine
UC San Diego Podcasts
University of Chicago's Mind Online - Thought-provoking samples of critical thinking & debate
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
University of Massachusetts
University of Michigan
University of Southern Queensland
University of Sydney - Podcast episodes
University of Virginia - Podcasts & webcasts
University of Washington - Computer Science & Engineering
Utah Valley University - Online courses & open educational resources
YouTube Channels:
Stanford Class Central - YouTube summaries of Stanford's online courses
UC Berkeley
University of New South Wales
India's NPTEL
Udemy - Take and build online courses on any subject
Free Video Lectures - 800+ Online Courses and 19,000+ Videos from Top 30+ Universities on 35+ Categories
100 Intro Open Courses on Everything You've Ever Wanted to Learn
Annotum (formerly Google's Knol)
InfoCoBuild's Free Education - Audio/video lectures for academic courses
IncrediCampus - Lectures and preparation/admission advice for college & graduate schools
Learners TV - Thousands of downloadable video lectures on liberal arts, science, engineering, and more
Online Education Database - 200 free online classes to learn anything
Infoplease - All the knowledge you need
MERLOT - Multimedia educational resource for learning and online teaching
Internet Archive
101 Online Self-improvement Resources
Alison - 300 free online courses at certificate or diploma level (sign-up required)
Teaching Resources:
The Orange Grove Digital Repository - Online library of openly available instructional resources for Florida's educators - Browse teacher resources
Google in Education - Teacher Resources
WikiHow - The how-to manual that you can edit
How Stuff Works
Wonder How To
Make Magazine
How-to Help & Videos for Dummies
VideoJug - Get good at life
How to Create a Book in Wikipedia
Let's Make Robots
Open Study - Study together
P2P University - Learn anything with your peers
Study Blue - Your digital backpack
Google Books
WikiBooks - Open-content textbooks collection that anyone can edit
Project Gutenberg
Planet eBook - Home of free classic literature
Open Book Project
The Free Library
Many Books - Ad-free eBooks
WorldCat - Collections & services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide
iBiblio - The public's library and digital archive
LibriVox - Free public domain audiobooks
The Assayer - Web's largest catalog of books whose authors have made them available for free Free eBook Collection
Scribd - Reading and publishing evolved
Textbook Revolution - Student-run site dedicated to increasing the use of free educational materials
Directory of Open Access Journals
eReaderIQ - Recent non-public domain freebies & price-drop alerts
Longform - New and classic non-fiction articles curated across the web
Flatworld Knowledge - The first and largest publisher of free & open textbooks
Google Code University
The New Boston - Step-by-step tutorials for multiple coding languages
UDacity - CS 101
PHP Academy
Better PHP
Programming eBooks
W3Schools - The world's largest web development site
Wired How-to Wiki - Teach a kid to program
NetTuts+ - A large collection of coding tutorials
Tutorial Guide - The site for all your tutorial needs
Codecademy - Fun & interactive way to learn how to code
Free Technology Academy - High quality educational material based on free software & open standards
Higher Computing for Everyone - Writing basic programs
HTML 5 Please
Rails for Zombies
Ruby Warrior - Open source game to teach Ruby language
Got API - Documentation search engine
Coding Bat - Online code practice in Java & Python
PySchools - Python programming language tutorial
Python Learn - Provides materials to learn Python on your own
appendTo - Learn jQuery and Javascript for free
Professor Messer - Free CompTIA A+ Certification Training Course
Lynda - Online software training videos
Intro to Linux
Stack Overflow - Q&A for professional and enthusiast programmers
DZone - Fresh links for developers
Project Euler - A series of challenging mathematical & computer programming problems
Photoshop & Graphics:
Tutorial Hero - Photoshop & Flash tutorials
PSD Tuts+
Photoshop Tutorials
Graphic Tutorials
Photoshop Pack Graphic Design Resources
PSD FanExtra Tutorials
Vandelay Design - Photoshop Tutorial Hall of Fame
Grokking the GIMP
Video CoPilot - Tutorials for VFx & motion graphics
Google Scholar - Stand on the shoulder of giants
Scirus - The most comprehensive scientific research tool on the web
Cite Seer X - Access scientific and scholarly knowledge
getCited - Academic database, directory, & discussion forum - A place to share and follow research
National Science Digital Library - Explore, share, create
Science Magazine Podcasts
National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning - Science, Engineering, & Technology
KQED's Quest - Explore science, nature, and environment stories from Northern California and beyond
Freelance Teacher - Videos on physics, chemistry, math, & biology
FHSST - Free high school science texts in physical sciences & math
Free Science Lectures - Free Science Videos & Lectures
Minute Physics on YouTube
Physicist TV - Collection of science & documentary videos
Educated Earth - Videos on astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth sciences, math, physics, and more
The Science Network - Videos about science meetings and general science discussions
cK-12 Flexbooks
Paul's Online Math Notes
Reddit's List of Useful Online Math Resources
Math, Better Explained
Astronomy & Outerspace:
Space Engine - Free space simulation software
Google Sky
NASA for Students
Scale of the Universe - Interactive Flash Animation
Vassar Stats - Concepts and applications of inferential statistics
StatSoft Electronic Statistics Textbook
Connexions Collaborative Statistics
Handbook of Biological Statistics
Mind Tools - Memory improvement techniques
The Nizkor Project - List of logical fallacies
Wikipedia's List of Logical Fallacies
Wikipedia's List of Figures of Speech
Tool Kit for Rhetorical Analysis
KnoWord - Expand your vocabulary - Learn new words & explore language
Brain Workshop - A Dual N-Back Game
Argument Mapping Tutorials
Philosophy Bites - Podcasts of top philsophers
Basic Composition - Reading & Writing
BBC Languages - Beginner courses in multiple languages
Foreign Service Institute Language Courses
Language Guide - Foreign language vocabulary, grammar, & readings
eLanguage School - Free foreign language lessons online
Free Online Language Courses via
DuoLingo - Learn a language for free & simultaneously translate the web
Babel Nation - Learning languages online for free
Transparent Language - Language learning software & resources in over 100 languages
Survival Phrases - Learn essential travel phrases, tips, and insights
Talk to Me in Korean
Chinese Toolbox - Software for learning Chinese through reading
LiveMocha - World's largest language learning community
American Sign Language (ASL) University
Handspeak - Sign language
Signing Savvy - Your sign language resource
Berklee Shares - Free music lessons from Berklee College of Music
Music Theory - Lessons, exercises, & tools
Ear Training & Music Theory Software
Basic Music Theory Music Education - Music theory
Teoria - Music Theory Web
Ultimate Guitar - Lessons, techniques, & styles
Justin Guitar - The best guitar instruction on the web
Chorder - Chord fingering and guitar resources
Funk University - Assembly of Music's Finest
Play Bass Now - Lessons, licks, and low notes
How to Play Piano
Teacher Resources - Western Civilization (52 half-hour video programs)
Metropolitan Museum of Art - Timeline of Art History
Google Advisor
Google Finance
MarketWatch by WSJ
Main Street - Business & financial headlines & advice
Stanford University's Entrepreneurship Corner
Value Based Management - Methods, models, and theories
Ludwig von Mises Institute - Austrian economics and praxeology
Foundation for Economic Education
Library of Economics and Liberty
Good Eats Fan Page
Jamie's Home Cooking Skills
Chef Todd Mohr's Web Cooking Classes (YouTube)
Nutrition Data - Self nutrition data; know what you eat - Smart nutrition & practical tips
Choose My Plate via USDA
The World's Healthiest Foods
Calorie King
Start Making Choices - Simple ideas for living healthier on a budget
Eat Right Nutrition Tips
Off Grid Survival - Wilderness and urban survival skills
Backwoods Magazine - Self reliance and self sufficiency
Survival Topics - Your online survival kit
Wilderness Survival - Free info covering all aspects of survival
Discovery's Worst-Case Scenario Video Clips
Documentary Wire
Factual TV - The documentary film video store
Documentary Heaven - Food for your brain
Surf the Channel
DocuWatch - Free streaming documentaries on Art, History, Science, and more
Documentary Tube - Watch full-length documentaries online for free
Documentary Log - Watch hundreds of the most interesting, popular, and full-length documentaries
Documentary Stream
Documentary Storm - Free streaming documentaries
Top Documentary Films - Watch free documentaries online
Movies Found Online - Free movies & documentaries
Quick Silver Screen - Movies & documentaries
MVGroup Forums - An education in P2P (sign-up required)
InfoCoBuild's Books and Films - Science and Technology
Film Studies:
Film Studies for Free - Web archive of notable film studies resources
Online Film and Movie Image Studies, PhD and MPhil Theses
Online Film and Media Studies Journals
Advanced Yoga Practices - Directory for Main Lessons
Creative Live - A live, worldwide creative classroom

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