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Stay at Home: Free Online Courses

Free online education removes the barriers of cost, location and access, so that all of us can learn from the very best universities in the world. During this unexpected windfall of time, why not try something new or bring your current skills up a level. Here are some excellent websites offering free online courses in everything from engineering and music to nutrition and fine arts.

  1. Coursera collaborates with world-class universities to offer free, college-level courses. It’s possible to complete some courses in one day. Degree’s and certificates are also available for a nominal fee.
            Learn more: Coursera
  1. Khan Academy is one-stop learning for just about everyone. Khan covers a wide range of free learning including math, grammar, science, history and test prep. And now, with most schools closed due to COVID-19, they offer daily schedules for students, aged 2-18, to keep them learning while at home.
            Learn more: Khan Academy
  1. Harvard University offers free online courses in programming, health & medicine, business and art and design. Learn the Principles of Biochemistry or Ancient Egyptian Art and Archaeology, all from an esteemed university.
            Learn more: Harvard University
  1. edX free online learning offers subjects like Business & Management, Engineering and Humanities, to name a few.  You can upgrade to Verified Certificates for as little as $50 depending on the course.
            Learn more: edX
  1. Open Culture offers 1,500 online courses from universities like Stanford, Yale, MIT, and Oxford. Take a course in Archaeology, Architecture or Art history, all for free! They also offer credits and certificates for a small fee through Coursera and edX, depending on the course.
            Learn more: Open Culture

Stay home, stay healthy and stay sharp!  


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