Bridie Pearson-Jones writes,"Thinking about studying at university can be a big decision and the
prospect of three to four years of education is often outweighed by the
burden of debt that comes along with it."
All you need is an Internet connection, an eagerness to learn, and you're off. Photo: The Independent
Whether you’re at university, or have no plans on going, there are a
myriad of ways you can get an education for no cost at all. All you need
is an Internet connection and an eagerness to learn.
There are thousands of massive online open courses (MOOCs) which are a
great thing to look at when deciding whether or not to spend several
more years studying after school. A MOOC is a free, open, and online course – often from the world’s
leading universities – which anyone can study. Call it the 21st Century
equivalent to a library card, MOOCs allow learners to set their own pace
and place of study.
So, if you’d like to learn further, but don’t want to commit to a university, here are 13 ways you can do so – free: Read more... Source: The Independent
Hello, my name is Helge Scherlund and I am the Education Editor and Online Educator of this personal weblog and the founder of eLearning • Computer-Mediated Communication Center.
I have an education in the teaching adults and adult learning from Roskilde University, with Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) and Human Resource Development (HRD) as specially studied subjects. I am the author of several articles and publications about the use of decision support tools, e-learning and computer-mediated communication. I am a member of The Danish Mathematical Society (DMF), The Danish Society for Theoretical Statistics (DSTS) and an individual member of the European Mathematical Society (EMS). Note: Comments published here are purely my own and do not reflect those of my current or future employers or other organizations.