Favorite Online Education

This features a list of all of my favorite online education sites and apps.


  • Peerlibrary

    Free Web Website

    PeerLibrary is an open source project developing a collaborative online community where scholars and researchers can discover, read, and discuss scholarly literature all within one site. This project focuses on expediting access to publications, enabling public recordings of analysis and insights on said publications, and encouraging collaboration and openness in the development of science.

     

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  • SchoolCourse

    Commercial Web Windows Mobile Android Website

    An online learning platform with unlimited courses, workshops, and teacher collaboration at a low monthly fee. Courses and video lessons of drawing, general computing, web design, web development and more.

     

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  • iversity

    Free Web Website

    iversity.org is the European platform for online learning that enables universities to share a broad range courses with students from around the globe, providing them with the opportunity to earn recognised credentials, no matter where they are. This new dimension of learning is what we describe with the phrase: “study anywhere”.
    We work in close cooperation with instructors, higher education institutions and knowledge-based companies to provide high-quality courses that are engaging, interactive and fun.

    In summary: iversity makes higher education more accessible, more affordable and more personalised.

     

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  • SCIENTILLA

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    Scientilla is a new approach to give the scientific community an open, free, accurate, tidy and up-to-date production reporting solution.

    Scientilla is peer-to-peer (P2P) software which combines the concepts of Social Collaboration, Open Source and Open Data.

    Scientilla allows users to navigate through publications worldwide and to define, with the collaboration of the scientific community, an archive of unique profiles for organizations of any size and/or researchers.

    Scientilla is based on the idea that everyone can use a free and open P2P software, installed on their own computer or server, to list their own scientific production so that it can be shared and aggregated with those of others. In this way data will be cleaned from errors and omissions with the help of collaborative and analytical algorithms.

    Using this software will be easy and fast for institutional committee, research administrators, department heads and researchers to have correct and complete data, to promote research, to track research performance and to find new collaborators.

     

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  • ResearchGate

    Free Web iPhone Website

    ResearchGate was built by scientists, for scientists.

    It started when two researchers discovered first-hand that collaborating with a friend or colleague on the other side of the world was no easy task.

    Founded in 2008 by physicians Dr. Ijad Madisch and Dr. Sören Hofmayer, and computer scientist Horst Fickenscher, ResearchGate today has more than 6 million members. We strive to help them make progress happen faster.

    Our mission

    Our mission is to connect researchers and make it easy for them to share and access scientific output, knowledge, and expertise. On ResearchGate they find what they need to advance their research

     

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  • RefWorks

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web Website

    RefWorks - an online research management, writing and collaboration tool - is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.

    If you need to manage information for any reason -- whether it be for writing, research or collaboration -- RefWorks is the perfect tool. Use the tutorials and information resources on this site to work smarter with RefWorks!

     

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  • Quizlet

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    Simple tools for learning anything.
    Search millions of study sets or create your own. Improve your grades by studying with flashcards, games and more.

     

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  • So.cl

    Free Personal Web Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone ... iPad Website

    So.cl (pronounced "social") is a social networking service and social search engine operated by Microsoft FUSE Labs. Usage of the services is currently unavailable for users under the age of 18.
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    So.cl appears similar to Google+ and borrows concepts from Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. It occupies a niche role and is intended to augment rather than replace these services. Users are able to post a collage of pictures pertaining to a specific topic and share it with friends or "followers". Users are also able to post visual comments under these posts be sending "riff"s. Riffs are a separate collage of graphic media that relate to the topic of the post. By using riffs, users are able to communicate with other users with media that are related to the interests.

     

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  • myVLE

    Freemium Web Website

    myVLE is free, powerful, easy-to-use and ready-to-deploy Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).

     

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  • edX

    Free Web Website

    Based on a long history of collaboration and their shared educational missions, the founders are creating a new distance-learning experience. Anant Agarwal, former Director of MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, serves as the first president of edX. Along with offering online courses, the institutions will use edX to research how students learn and how technology can transform learning—both on-campus and worldwide. EdX is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts and is governed by MIT and Harvard.

     

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  • Studifi

    Commercial Web Android iPhone Website

    Studifi is an online teaching and collaboration platform.

     

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  • DeepDyve

    Freemium Web Internet Explorer Chrome Firefox Website

    DeepDyve provides simple and affordable access to millions of articles across thousands of peer-reviewed journals. Content from the world's leading publishers including Reed Elsevier, Springer, Wiley-Blackwell, and more. DeepDyve — the simplest way to get the articles you need.

     

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  • theLearnia

    Free Windows Web Website

    theLearnia is a free social educational network that allows millions of online students around the world to gain equal opportunity for education, learn while communicating together and share their knowledge.

     

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  • Google Scholar

    Free Web Website

    Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines. Released in beta in November 2004, the Google Scholar index includes most peer-reviewed online journals of Europe and America's largest scholarly publishers, plus scholarly books other non-peer reviewed journals.

     

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  • Khan Academy

    Free Windows Web Android iPhone Windows S ... Android Tablet iPad Website

    Khan Academy is not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education to anyone anywhere.

    All of the site's resources are available to anyone. It doesn't matter if you are a student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in earthly biology. The Khan Academy's materials and resources are available to you completely free of charge.

     

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  • Wikibooks

    Free Web Website

    Wikibooks is a Wikimedia community for creating a free library of educational textbooks that anyone can edit.

     

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  • Qiqqa

    Freemium Windows Web Android Android Tablet Website

    Qiqqa is free award-winning knowledge-, research- and reference management software. If you're serious about getting the most from managing your publications, PDFs and bibliographies, Qiqqa is for you.

    Superb reference and document management. Import PDFs into separate libraries. Automatic OCR and tag extraction. Qiqqa helps you populate missing metadata for millions of research papers. Full-text search, duplicate paper detection, inbound and outbound links, and much more.

    Top-notch built-in PDF reader with annotating, highlighting, automated jump links, and so much more. Create printable summaries of notes, mindmaps of your thoughts, and directly cite your references and automatically create bibliographies within the Microsoft Word™ word processor.

    See information about papers, and connections between concepts, in a totally new way. Explore an entire library of papers via authors, papers, tags, and themes. Know exactly what paper to focus on next.

    Back up and synchronize your library to a free 2Gb cloud storage across desktop, tablet, web and mobile. Optionally sync inside your private intranet with unlimited storage. Share library documents, metadata, and notes in private with selected friends or colleagues.

    Qiqqa enables 21st century research, trusted by academics and researchers around the world.

     

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  • ActivePresenter

    Freemium Mac Windows Website

    ActivePresenter is a solution for creating screencast videos, handouts, manuals, documentation, and interactive training presentations. With the full-featured editor, ActivePresenter allows you to edit audio/video, tweak the look and feel of content, and define the branched scenarios easily and effectively. Supporting the latest web standard HTML5 and the ability to integrate with Learning Management Systems, the content created with ActivePresenter can be delivered virtually to any devices and platforms.

    Create high quality screencasts for FREE in 3 simple steps:

    1. Record your computer screen along with audio narration:

    Record full motion video with crystal clear quality and high fps (depends on your computer speed)
    Capture screen as a sequence of slides based on interactions.
    Automatically generate appropriate annotations for each action
    NO WATERMARK AND NO TIME LIMIT!

    1. Improve your screencast quality by adding/editing:

    Attractive callouts/annotations for explaining each action
    Changing mouse cursor path
    Remove/change unneeded parts
    Add more video overlays
    Sync audio, video and overlays
    Closed Captioning

    1. Export your screencasts to various video formats: AVI, MP4, WMV, FLV, MKV or WebM
      Easily share or upload to video sharing sites
      Run same content on any platforms and devices which support HTML5.
      Pushlish to leading Learning Management System using SCORM standard.
      Track and report key metrics to evaluate learner performance

    ActivePresenter is released as 3 editions:

    • Free Edition: Can create video (MP4, FLV, AVI, MKV, WMV, WebM)
    • Standard Edition: Can create Video (AVI, MP4, WMV, WebM), Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Adobe PDF and HTML output
    • Pro Edition: Similar to Standard Edition, plus the capability to create Interactive HTML5 Simulations

     

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  • Udemy

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    Udemy is an online learning and teaching marketplace with over 80000 courses and 24 million students, it uses content from online content creators to sell for profit.

     

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  • Academia.edu

    Freemium Web Website

    is a social networking website for academics. The platform can be used to share papers, monitor their impact, and follow the research in a particular field. It was launched in September08, with 31 million registered and over 8 million uploaded texts.

     

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  • Playir

    Freemium Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Website

    Create your own mobile apps & 3D multiplayer games with our super-easy design tools for iOS, Android, Windows Phone and HTML5! Less programming, more playing.

    Drag and drop - Makes your own menus and levels by simply dragging in new 3D models and images!

    Real-Time - The changes you make via source code or through our visual game editor is live sync'd in real-time. You don't need to waste time deploying to your devices or app stores, it just magically appears!

    HTML5 - we then run-time translate slow HTML5 APIs into fixed C++ functions to get the performance of native and the flexibility of the web.

    Open Source - our client side code is open source, so you can clone and publish anything you make directly on the app stores.

     

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  • Microsoft Academic Search

    Free Web Website

    Microsoft Academic Search is an experimental research service developed by Microsoft Research to explore how scholars, scientists, students, and practitioners find academic content, researchers, institutions, and activities. Microsoft Academic Search indexes not only millions of academic publications, it also displays the key relationships between and among subjects, content, and authors, highlighting the critical links that help define scientific research.
    As is true of many research projects at Microsoft, this service is not intended to be a production Web site.

     

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  • Algebrarules.com

    Free Web Website

    All the most useful Rules of Algebra in one place: easy to understand, free, searchable, ad-free, open-source, and accompanied by informative descriptions & examples.

    These simple rules — applied with a pinch of imagination and a dash of arithmetic — can divide, conquer, and solve just about any algebra problem.

     

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  • ReadCube

    Freemium Mac Windows Web Android iPhone ... iPad Website

    ReadCube’s desktop and mobile iOS applications are available free for both Mac & PC and offers researchers the ability to discover and access literature faster, organize their literature and enjoy interactive reading of scholarly articles. Features include:
    -Integrated search for easy discovery and article downloads
    -Interactive PDFs for enhanced reading with clickable inline references and annotation tools
    -Personalized recommendations
    -Simple integration with institutional proxies
    -Full text search of library
    -1-click article downloads
    -Google Scholar / PubMed databases built in
    -Easy syncing across multiple devices with cloud sync capabilities (PRO feature)

    ReadCube Pro, a new premium add-on to the desktop application, offers cloud sync with unlimited storage space, advanced article metrics and watch folders. Priced at $5 per month (or $50 per year), ReadCube Pro allows ReadCube users to access their library, notes, and recommendations instantly across all their devices instantly.

    SmartCite, ReadCube’s Word-compatible citation tool - offers researchers an easy-to-use solution to what can often be a time-consuming part of writing a paper. SmartCite enables researchers to easily insert citations from their ReadCube library, create bibliographies, and choose from thousands of journal formatting styles. Plus, unlike other citation tools, SmartCite allows ReadCube users to directly cite articles from online databases and seamlessly collaborate with their coauthors.

    ReadCube users also enjoy seamless interactions with ReadCube’s publishing and institutional partners, enabling readers to add articles direct from publishing partners sites including Nature.com, and access articles through ReadCube's innovative rental and cloud access program.

     

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  • Paperpile

    Commercial Web Chrome Google Drive Google Drive - Docs Google Scholar Website

    Organize your research papers in a Gmail-like web app, sync your PDFs to Google Drive and cite your references in Google Docs.

     

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  • Edustation

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android Tablet ... iPad Website

    Edustation is a language learning platform for individuals, and SaaS language system for tutors, schools and companies.

    We offer a three dimensional learning place, where you can learn foreign languages, talk with others, and enjoy playing games or exercises.

    Moreover, on Edustation you will find different courses with different teaching approach served by our partners. Tutors and schools create with our Course Editor teaching material and place it within the platform.

     

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  • Moodle

    Free Web Website

    Moodle is an open source tool for creating online dynamic web sites for their students. To work, it needs to be installed on a web server somewhere, either on one of your own computers or one at a web hosting company.

     

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  • Zotero

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Chrome Safari ... Microsoft Office Word Google Drive - Docs LibreOffice Firefox Website

    Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share research.

     

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  • SemanticScholar

    Free Web Website

    Semantic Scholar (paywall free) is a science publication aggregator that collects citation-data from PubMed, CiteSeer, IEEE etc and rank each article according to the percieved number of impactful citations.

     

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  • Zeqr

    Freemium Web Website

    Zeqr is a live knowledge sharing platform connecting knowledge seekers and expert tutors in real-time sessions for a unique learning experience, with video calling and screen-sharing built-in.

     

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  • Mendeley

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone iPad Website

    Mendeley helps manage and share academic knowledge: Mendeley Desktop is free academic software (Windows, Mac, Linux) for organizing and sharing research papers and generating bibliographies with 1GB of free online storage to automatically back up and synchronize your library across desktop, web and mobile. Mendeley Web is a free research network which lets you manage research papers online, discover trends and connect to like-minded academics. Mendeley tracks usage data on over 40 million research papers in real-time, thus creating a network of people using and sharing millions of scholarly articles - helping to shift research into the 21st century world of collaboration and openness. Mendeley is engendering a revolution in the way research is conducted and disseminated, changing the face of science.

    With Mendeley you can view and annotate PDF files. The PDF exported along with the comments can be readily viewed in Adobe's Reader.

     

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  • FUN MOOC

    Free Web Website

    FUN: Higher Education Excellence. Online, Free and Open Courses.

     

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  • Researcher PRO

    Commercial iPhone iPad Website

    ResearcherPRO has been designed to help researchers and anyone who is interested in reading papers, in facilitating many operations such as discover them, organize them, sync them and note taking on them.

     

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  • Biohunter

    Freemium Web Website

    Biohunter is a single portal which provides literature search, data statistics, reading, sorting, storing, journal suggestion for publication, field expert identification and their contact details for collaboration. www.biohunter.in .

     

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  • Academig

    Freemium Web Website

    Academig offers the easiest way to build a personal academic website or a research lab website for free.

     

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  • ACI Scholarly Blog Index

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad ... Chrome Chrome Web Store Website

    ACI is revolutionizing the way people conduct research by enabling them to find the content they’ve been missing.

     

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  • Papers

    Commercial Mac Windows Web iPhone iPad Website

    Papers helps you collect and curate the research material that you're passionate about.

     

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  • Degreed

    Free Web iPhone Website

    A million ways to learn, one place to discover, track and measure all of it. Get recognized for your skill, knowledge, and accomplishments with Degreed.

     

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  • MyEducationPath

    Free Web Website

    This website is created for students and learners. Our database contains 19 796 courses/programs from 30 providers.

     

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  • Weava

    Freemium Web Chrome Website

    Weava is a collaborative workplace for research offering an easy way to highlight, organize and collaborate on your research articles.

     

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  • HandMadeWritings

    Commercial Web Website

    HandMadeWritings is a professional provider of custom writing that includes, but is not limited to, essays, research papers, term papers, dissertations, and all other types of academic assignments.

     

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  • Wonder

    Free Web Website

    Your personal research assistant. Ask Wonder a question and move on with your day.

     

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  • Citationsy

    Commercial Web Website

    Perhaps the world’s best reference tool. Create citations, reference lists and bibliographies.
    Citationsy is a no-nonsense reference collection and bibliography creation tool for people who value simplicity, privacy, and speed.

    Cite Websites
    Citing a website is the easiest thing: Just paste the link, and Citationsy magically takes care of the rest.

    Cite Papers
    Just paste the DOI or the title of the paper and Citationsy will find everything about it fully automatically.

    Cite Books
    Have the ISBN handy? Just type it into Citationsy and it will find out all the details and add them to the bibliography for you.

    Export References
    You easily export your bib­liography in any style you want (seriously, we have over 1,500 styles built-in).

    Create Bibliography
    Use Citationsy to organize your references into different projects and bibliographies.

    Any Format!
    Get your bibliography in text form, ready to paste into any application. That way you don’t have to mess around with files and formats.

     

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  • Whitelines Link

    Free Android iPhone Website

    Whitelines® Link is a happy combo of physical and digital notes. You could call it a clever scanner-app that in combination with Whitelines® Link paper makes it super easy to capture, save and share your notes.

     

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Comments on Favorite Online Education

lupuleasai
· Aug 2018 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

I would also add Pluralsight and Brilliant.org to the list

For extra coding, codinggame and codeacadamy are also good

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arianuddin
· Apr 2019 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

Whta about Codecademy?

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