With a wide selection of free and low cost courses from major academic institutions now openly available to the general public online, the possibilities of lifelong learning have greatly expanded.
Whether you want to follow a defined line of study, or pick and choose at random, the following selective list of major Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platforms will help you find a course just right for you.
Free online university lectures on video.
Wide-ranging content, including some ‘start anytime’ courses.
Most courses are geared for a more specialized audience, although there are plenty of options suitable for the general public.
Courses offered tend to have broad appeal and be aimed at a general audience. FutureLearn is the UK’s major MOOC platform.
Subjects covered have greatly expanded from the original math offerings.
Especially appealing to those interested in creating an online course or learning community.
Computer technology oriented.
Free and low cost learning options on a wide range of topics.
Library Staff Picks
Check out our MOOC staff picks on the Library’s eLearner page.
E-Library Online Courses
Don’t forget to explore the Library’s selection of free online courses available through the E-Library: