The world’s elite universities are now offering some of their best courses online for free. In just the last year, massive open online courses (MOOCs) have taken off with a mission to provide free and open higher education to anyone in the world with access to the internet.
The majority of the world’s top 100 elite universities are now offering MOOCs through the different course platforms that are detailed in this guide.
While you won’t get official accreditation for these free University courses (that’s coming soon) you should seize this golden opportunity to learn from the world’s leading professors.
If you’re thinking of going back to school, these free courses can help you get back in the habit of regular studying. They can also help you learn new knowledge and skills that will give your career a boost and make you a more well-rounded and intelligent person.
There are literally thousands of Universities worldwide that are now providing free courses online. For this ultimate guide to MOOCs, I’ve done a little research to provide you with a brief description of each course platform and the most popular courses they are offering.
Each of these MOOC platforms deliver free course content from some of the world’s best elite universities.
Each course provider takes a slightly different approach to online learning but nearly all of the courses provide a rich digital classroom that is structured with regular assignments, tests, deadlines and massive communities of fellow learners for discussion and collaboration.
See page 2 for the most popular courses on MOOC platforms Cousera and Udacity.