6 incredible sites for high quality, free online education.
Summer should be the time to take a well deserved rest from classes, but it should also be the time to finally learn that thing you have been meaning to learn but never had the time. Maybe your thing is a new language or playing guitar or knitting!
Regardless, whenever boredom hits hard and you feel too unproductive for your own good, here is a list of websites that offer free courses:
1. Khan Academy
Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization created in 2006 by educator Salman Khan with a goal of creating an accessible place for people to be educated. The organization produces short lectures in the form of YouTube videos with subject ranging from microeconomics to AP math.
Duolingo is a free language-learning platform that includes a language-learning website and app, as well as a digital language proficiency assessment exam. The website offers all its language courses free of charge. As of November 2016, the language-learning center offer 68 different language courses across 23 languages, with 22 additional courses in development.
Guitar Lessons tutorial videos teaches specific songs, to how to read guitar chords to tips on how to improve your skills.
DrawSpace is the easiest way to go from stick figure drawing to Michelangelo-like drawings. The user can chose to do a full course, from basic to pro, or learn a specific discipline like face drawing.
PhotoGraphyCourse.Net is a free photography course offered online. The website goes from the basics of what camera you should buy and how to use each feature, to complicated analysis of different photography styles.