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The Great Courses Alternatives

The Great Courses is described as 'The best of the best’ college-level courses on CD, DVD, and Digital formats. Over 500 expertly-produced courses by professors chosen for their ability to teach' and is a online education service in the education & reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to The Great Courses for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Android, iPhone, iPad and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Khan Academy, which is free. Other great apps like The Great Courses are Coursera, edX, Udemy and Udacity.

The Great Courses alternatives are mainly Online Education Services but may also be Code Learning Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of The Great Courses.
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    Khan Academy

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    152 alternatives to Khan Academy 

    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.

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    1.  Ad-freeKhan Academy doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  GamificationKhan Academy makes use of game-design elements such as point scoring, competition, achievements, etc.
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    Coursera

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    134 alternatives to Coursera 

    We are committed to making the best education in the world freely available to any person who seeks it. We envision people throughout the world, in both developed and developing countries, using our platform to get access to world-leading education that has so far been available...

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    edX

    100 alternatives to edX 

    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.

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    Udemy

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    138 alternatives to Udemy 

    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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    1.  PortableUdemy can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Udacity

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    113 alternatives to Udacity 

    Online university-level technical courses. We believe university-level education can be both high quality and low cost. Using the economics of the Internet, we've connected some of the greatest teachers to hundreds of thousands of students all over the world.

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    Pocket Scholar

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    98 alternatives to Pocket Scholar 

    Pocket Scholar is a science-learning platform centered around breaking down complicated science topics into smaller chunks that makes them easier to understand. We believe in a future where everyone has access to high quality, college level content that they actually can...

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    Open Yale Courses

    53 alternatives to Open Yale Courses 

    Open Yale Courses (OYC) provides free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University.

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    Learnamic

    39 alternatives to Learnamic 

    Search thousands of free and paid K-12 resources (apps, books, online courses, YouTube videos, whatever!) to find the right one for you, your kids, and your budget.

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    Plantoost

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    53 alternatives to Plantoost 

    Plantoost is an online education platform designed to expand the possibilities for educational content creators. Plantoost lets educational content creators share their knowledge and make a living doing what they love easily.

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    OpenLearn

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    72 alternatives to OpenLearn 

    Browse subject categories to explore new topics or look for reference material for a course you are already studying.

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