Adult Education Online

Academic Earth
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Academic Earth offers free online courses and lectures from Harvard, Yale, Stanford, and other prestigious schools.

BBC Languages
Website
Study a language online for free. This site offers Spanish, French, Chinese, English, Gaelic, and more.

College Affordability and Transparency Center 
Website
If you are going to pay for an education, make sure you are getting good value with this Department of Education tool. There are good programs - and others that don't measure up.


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edX
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This website has all the "x" classes from MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, and many more. Most are short, interesting courses that can be audited or self-paced for free. Some include the option of college credit and/or more interaction with the instructors and college for a fee.

Einztein
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Click the subject you want to learn, and Einztein will show you free courses from colleges.

FutureLearn
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This website has free courses from the United Kingdom.  They are designed to fit around your life, with short activities and clear goals to encourage you to make progress at a rate that suits you. It is easy to see how long each course will last and the needed time commitment.

Goodwill Free Education
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This site has simple ways to learn math, reading, and computers. It is great for any beginner and for English as a Second Language.

Khan Academy
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Khan Academy is a nonprofit offering video tutorials on math, business, history, the economy, and more.

LiveLingua
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Many languages in free courses originally designed for diplomats and Peace Corps volunteers.

Music Education
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Music tutorials on reading music, intervals, scales, chords, harmonic functions, and different musical forms from Teoria.

OpenCulture
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A wide variety of classes from YouTube, iTunes, mp3  and other sites, organized by subject.

Read Music Free
Website
Learn guitar and piano, sight-reading, and more with simple online games.

Sing
Website
Learn basic singing skills from the BBC (but please do not sing aloud in the library!)