It's no secret that the technology revolution we've undergone during the past decade has made an impact on every aspect of our culture from working at home, to playing in virtual realms, to the loss of physical media. Advances in technology have changed the way we drive, the way we talk to each other, the way we record events, and even the way we learn.
Where education used to involve storied learning institutions, tenured professors, and some very expensive books, today our classrooms are quite different. Learning doesn't just happen in one location, it's no longer static, but rather is a mobile experience. Now, learning can happen anywhere there's an internet connection, and an overwhelming amount of information is readily available to all, often for the low, low price of free.
With so much information at hand, it's never been easier to educate yourself on any number of topics from computer repair, to language learning, to cooking, or dancing, there's a resource someone online ready to instruct you. In order to encourage all you curious cats and autodidacts, we've gathered some of our favorite ways to learn online: podcasts, free college courses, libraries, and video tutorials. So go ahead, click through and educate yourself on the best ways to learn for free.
- Get a free Ivy League education
- Podcasts and audiobooks
- Tutorials to teach you almost anything
- Learning at the library
This story, "Get a free education online" was originally published by TechHive.