College is a big step for teens and adults. It can be a time to find yourself and learn what you’re great at, and what your true calling is. Picking a college is hard and tuition free is ridiculous! Thankfully, there are some universities that offer free online courses to either refresh your memory or help pass certain classes.
- Alison.com: Not a university, but it’s a great site to take free courses from and once you complete all courses and assignments, you can get a certificate saying that you have completed this course and passed. Of course, they are all free. They even offer diplomas for certain courses, as well.
- Yale: Yes, you read right. Yale offers free online courses for certain subjects, but sadly is not a credited course. But it’s a great way to refresh your memory and possibly even pass most of your classes with fling colors! These courses are available in text transcripts, as well as video and audio on YouTube and iTunes. Each course includes a full set of lectures. Learners choose from courses on topics like astronomy, chemistry, literature, economics, geology, history, music and philosophy.
- Open University At OU LearningSpace: These courses often present materials through text, image, audio or video. Learners choose from topics including the arts, business, youth, computing, education, engineering, health, languages, sciences, law, math and social sciences. Students may access these courses online, download them or print them out.
- Massachusetts Institude Of Technology: Learners choose from areas like architecture, engineering, health, humanities, management and science. Lists of available courses in each subject area have icons denoting what’s included in each course, such as lecture notes, assignments, online textbooks, projects, exams, images, study groups or multimedia content.
- Carnegie Mellon University:
This university offers free online courses in the sciences, languages, engineering and social sciences. The course details list specifies required software or other materials. Courses include text and audio, along with targeted feedback so that students may check their understanding of the material as they work through the classes. Users may test and configure their systems before attempting courses by accessing the available link.
There are plenty more out there on the web that offers free courses to learn from, you just have to do your research and find what works best for you.