Team Leaders
Team Stream
Team Stats
Total SparkPoints:
2,244,939
Total Fitness Minutes:
1,749,020
Apr 2014 SparkPoints:
19,837
Apr 2014 Minutes:
7,664
See Team Leaderboards
See Category Leaderboards


Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.
 

team28013forum


  Team Forum
Laid Off but Staying Strong

A Guide to Posting in Your SparkTeam Forum

  FORUM:   General Team Discussion Forum
TOPIC:   Free online college courses 


Search
Reply Create A New Topic Subscribe to this Discussion
Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.
Author: Message: Sorting Last Post on Top


DDOORN
DDOORN's Photo Posts: 23,061
9/22/11 11:03 P

Community Team Member

DDOORN's SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Free online college courses (Courtesy of Kim Komando www.komando.com/ )

One thing I don't miss about school is the homework. However, I did love attending class and learning new things. It helped if the teacher was interesting, of course.

I'm sure many people feel the same way. You would love to take an educational course, whether in finance, science or literature. However, you don't want to deal with the homework, the commute or navigate school bureaucracy.

That's where the Internet saves the day with sites like Academic Earth. It offers hundreds of course videos from colleges and universities around the world. The schools include MIT, Yale, Stanford and other prestigious institutions.

You can view entire courses in virtually any subject. There are also playlists that mix and match lectures to cover specific topics. Want to know more about philosophy, math, astronomy, art or entrepreneurship? What about how rainbows, particle accelerators or musical instruments work? All these topics and more are available.

This site is a great find for anyone who loves learning new things. Students can use videos for reports with the site's citation function. It's also good resource for job hunters. Updating knowledge in your field and being able to demonstrate that you care about continuing education can give you an edge in the job market.

www.academicearth.org/

Co-Team Leader for All Health Pros, Binghamton Area Losers & Laid Off But Staying Strong SparkTeams

Don't die with your music still in you. -- Dr. Wayne Dyer

"We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same." --- Carlos Castaneda

"You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection." --- Buddha

rules4humans.com


 Pounds lost: 105.7 
 
0
30
60
90
120


 
Page: 1 of (1)  
   
Report Innappropriate Post

Other Laid Off but Staying Strong General Team Discussion Forum Posts


Thread URL: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x28013x44227210

Review our Community Guidelines