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Rural Web's E-learning resources

There are tons of things you can learn online. From large amounts of tutorials on youtube to online university courses. Hereunder a selection of websites that offer full-fledged free online courses.

University of the People 

The world's first non-profit, tuition- free, accredited online university dedicated to opening the gates to higher education for all individuals otherwise constrained.

>> http://uopeople.edu

Khan Academy

Over 2,100 videos and 100 self-paced exercises and assessments covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history.
>> http://khanacademy.org 

Cereal Knowledge Bank

The Cereal Knowledge Bank offers a number of E-learning courses in the area of development and growing cereals, especially rice, maize and wheat.
>> http://www.knowledgebank.irri.org/

Harvard open learning

offers some online courses on Chinese culture, shakespeare, algebra, computer science and more.
>> http://www.extension.harvard.edu/openlearning

MIT Open Courseware

MIT published over 2000 courses in 33 academic disciplines. From Aeronautics, to chemistry, Biology, Earth Sciences to Women and Gender Studies.
>> http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/

DOER

Directory of Open Educational Resources from Commonwealth universities and educational institutions. Contains materials for higher education (>3000), Open schooling (>600), teacher education (>600) and technical and vocational skills development (TVSD) (>400).

>> http://doer.col.org

Languages

If you want to learn languages, the following sites might be useful:

about learning languages:
>> http://how-to-learn-any-language.com/e/index.html

Social networks to learn languages:
>> http://www.livemocha.com 
>> http://www.polyglot-learn-language.com/

Virtual Training Suite

Develop your internet research skills with these tutorials for 60 different academic disciplines.

All of the tutorials are written and reviewed by a national team of lecturers and librarians from universities across the UK.
>> http://www.vtstutorials.co.uk/

Mi Stupid

a fun, light website where you can learn a lot. History, astrology, home improvement, ICT and more
>> mistupid.com

Tess-India

Works towards improving the quality and quantity of teacher education in India and makes available learning materials in the categories science, maths, leadership, language & literacy and english. Materials are in English and Hindi.

>> http://www.tess-india.edu.in

 

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