This features a list of all of my favorite online education sites and apps.
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.
Master your academic subjects with the leading revision app! Create flashcards on all manner of topics, or choose from the millions designed by other Quizlet students. If you're doing standardized test prep for big exams (including GCSE or A Levels), doing revision for an upcoming test at your uni, or simply need homework help, you can enhance your study experience with these powerful interactive learning tools:
Quizlet's school app lets you study wherever and whenever you wish. From secondary school to university, advance your understanding of multiple subjects (English language/literature, Mathematics, Sciences, Modern Foreign Languages, for example) across a range of qualification levels, including KS3, GCSE, AS/A2 level and beyond! Prepare for Modern Foreign Languages more effectively with study modes that allow you to memorize vocabulary, learn pronunciation and test yourself for more than 18 foreign languages, including Spanish, French, German and Chinese. Students focusing on GCSE prep will adore the various test modes available for revision. Available on multiple platforms (including the web), it's perfect for teachers to use with the entire class or students to share with their classmates.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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!
Attractive callouts/annotations for explaining each action
Changing mouse cursor path
Remove/change unneeded parts
Add more video overlays
Sync audio, video and overlays
ActivePresenter is released as 3 editions:
With more than 20 000 courses thousands of experts teach on Udemy including New York Times best-selling authors, CEOs, Ivy League professors and celebrity instructors. These experts teach more than 4 millions students through Udemy’s smart online course platform that incorporates video, live lectures, and tools to help them interact with students and track their progress. Many instructors are earning a full-time living through Udemy course sales. Founded in February 2010, Udemy is backed by the people who helped create YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, Groupon and Yelp.
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.
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.
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.
Moodle is an open source Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It has become very popular among educators around the world as a 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.
Zeqr connects people who are eager to become better informed and more insightful or pick up new skills with those who want to share their knowledge with .
The exchange of knowledge on Zeqr happens in real-time, through voice and video calls, and optional screen sharing - all built-in features of our platform - for the best possible experience.
The categories of classes range from business advice and lessons in finance to music theory or makeup classes. You can find experts for everything on Zeqr.
We’re ready to bring millions of people worldwide together to share knowledge through a platform different to anything else they’ve experienced before.