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Online Learning There are numerous places and ways to learn online, making it nearly impossible to summarize all that is available. Here’s one piece of advice we will offer about learning online that may seem obvious but is worthy of repeating: Probably the most important time in any online learning experience is at the beginning. In other words, pay close attention and do the suggested assignments at the outset as soon as you can. It may even behoove you to jump ahead in a course if the provider allows it. This will help to prevent you from falling behind, which in many cases will inevitably happen at one point or another in your online learning experience. There are numerous online learning courses and programs offered by colleges across the country, as well as by a variety of online education companies. Our favorites are listed below.
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Resources for Online Learning National Resource Center for Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes - Administered by the School of Professional Studies on the downtown Chicago campus of Northwestern University. The NRC serves as the convening center for the network of 124 independent Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes (OLLIs) on university or college campuses throughout all 50 states. Also see the Comprehensive National Lifelong Learning Institute Directory. MasterClass - Offers online classes created for students of all skill levels. Instructors are some of the best in the world in their given occupations. Whether it be in business and leadership, photography, cooking, writing, acting, music sports or more, MasterClass delivers top-notch online learning experiences. Udemy - Leading global marketplace for learning and instruction. Features an online learning and teaching marketplace with over 130,000 courses and 35 millions students. Connects students all over the world to the best instructors. Helps individuals reach their goals and pursue their dreams. Coursera - Partners with more tha 200 leading universities and companies to bring flexible, affordable, job-relevant online learning to individuals and organizations worldwide. Offers a range of learning opportunities - from hands-on projects and courses to job-ready certificates and degree programs. EdX - Access 2,000 online courses from 140 leading institutions worldwide. Hosts onlne university-level courses in a wide range of disciplines to a worldwide student body, including courses at no charge. Gain new skills and earn a certificate of completion. Udacity - Mission is to train the world’s workforce in the careers of the future. Partners with leading technology companies to learn how technology is transforming industries, and teach the critical tech skills that companies are looking for in their workforce. Features a powerful and flexible digital education platform. Pacifica Graduate Institute - Pacifica expands its mission of tending soul in the world and its reach of transformative education through online seminars, residential workshops, and interactive conferences. These offerings feature distinguished members of Pacifica’s faculty, along wth internationally- recognized leaders in the arts sciences, business, and the humanities. Fielding Graduate University - Offers trans-disciplinary programs that blend virtual learning with a personal and engaging experience to help solve real-world problems and inspire meaningful change. Offers programs in psychology, leadership studies, human development, education, and organizational development. Duolingo - Free science-based language education platform that has organically become one of the most popular ways to learn languages online. Sage-ing International - Nonprofit dedicated to providing life-long learning and service opportunities for older adults interested in spiritual eldering. Offers a wide array of programs. Spirituality & Practice - Multifaith and interspiritual website devoted to resources for spiritual journeys. The site's name reflects a basic understanding: spirituality and practice are the two places where all the world's religions and spiritual paths come together. Gray is Green - An online gathering of older adult Americans aspiring to create a green legacy for the future. Alert to the challenges facing our planet and wants to do what we can. Institute of Noetic Sciences eLearning – Online programs for Noetic explorers. Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing, University of Minnesota - Enriches health and wellbeing by providing exemplary interprofessional education, conducting rigorous research, delivering innovative engagement programs, and advancing innovative models of care. Vision is to advance the health and wellbeing of individuals, organizations, and communities through integrative health and healing. Future Learn – Earn professional and academic accreditation with in-demand online courses led by renowned educators and academics from leading universities around the world. MIT Open Courseware (OCW) - A web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity. Independent learners enrich their lives and use the content to tackle some of our world’s most difficult challenges, including sustainable development, climate change, and cancer eradication. Class Central – A search engine and reviews site for free online courses popularly known as MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses. Modern Elder Academy (MEA) Online Course – 8-week course offers experiential learning, growth, and connection with insightful tools to shift your mindset and create more resilience and adaptability. Explores the most common transitions in midlife and creates a new roadmap to redefine your purpose and next phase of life. Pass It On Network - Spreads information worldwide about Positive Aging programs led by older adults who share their strengths to help themselves, each other, and their communities. Features an on-line directory of program guides to encourage program replication around the globe that is adaptive to local language, culture and needs. Skeptic – Website by the Skeptics Society, a nonprofit scientific and educational organization whose mission is to engage leading experts in investigating the paranormal, fringe science, pseudoscience, and extraordinary claims of all kinds, promote critical thinking, and serve as an educational tool for those seeking a sound scientific viewpoint. IdeaPod - Mission is to inspire the world to take control back from institutions and actors that take their power away. Provides media and education that helps people to think critically, question standard conventions and become more creative. Get Educated – The consumers guide to online education. Publishes online college rankngs and unline university ratings along dimensions that matter most to online students themselves: affordability and credibility. Shortform - While this company does not provide online learning courses, it does provide a valuable learning service by summarizing 1000+ nonfiction books and articles. Site visitors learn key points and gain insights they won't find anywhere else.
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Online Learning There are numerous places and ways to learn online, making it nearly impossible to summarize all that is available. Here’s one piece of advice we will offer about learning online that may seem obvious but is worthy of repeating: Probably the most important time in any online learning experience is at the beginning. In other words, pay close attention and do the suggested assignments at the outset as soon as you can. It may even behoove you to jump ahead in a course if the provider allows it. This will help to prevent you from falling behind, which in many cases will inevitably happen at one point or another in your online learning experience. There are numerous online learning courses and programs offered by colleges across the country, as well as by a variety of online education companies. Our favorites are listed below.
Sign up for the monthly Old Anima eNewsletter
“Learning never exhausts the mind.” Leonardo da Vinci
Resources for Online Learning National Resource Center for Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes - Administered by the School of Professional Studies on the downtown Chicago campus of Northwestern University. The NRC serves as the convening center for the network of 124 independent Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes (OLLIs) on university or college campuses throughout all 50 states. Also see the Comprehensive National Lifelong Learning Institute Directory. MasterClass - Offers online classes created for students of all skill levels. Instructors are some of the best in the world in their given occupations. Whether it be in business and leadership, photography, cooking, writing, acting, music sports or more, MasterClass delivers top-notch online learning experiences. Udemy - Leading global marketplace for learning and instruction. Features an online learning and teaching marketplace with over 130,000 courses and 35 millions students. Connects students all over the world to the best instructors. Helps individuals reach their goals and pursue their dreams. Coursera - Partners with more tha 200 leading universities and companies to bring flexible, affordable, job-relevant online learning to individuals and organizations worldwide. Offers a range of learning opportunities - from hands-on projects and courses to job-ready certificates and degree programs. EdX - Access 2,000 online courses from 140 leading institutions worldwide. Hosts onlne university- level courses in a wide range of disciplines to a worldwide student body, including courses at no charge. Gain new skills and earn a certificate of completion. Udacity - Mission is to train the world’s workforce in the careers of the future. Partners with leading technology companies to learn how technology is transforming industries, and teach the critical tech skills that companies are looking for in their workforce. Features a powerful and flexible digital education platform. Pacifica Graduate Institute - Pacifica expands its mission of tending soul in the world and its reach of transformative education through online seminars, residential workshops, and interactive conferences. These offerings feature distinguished members of Pacifica’s faculty, along wth internationally-recognized leaders in the arts sciences, business, and the humanities. Fielding Graduate University - Offers trans- disciplinary programs that blend virtual learning with a personal and engaging experience to help solve real-world problems and inspire meaningful change. Offers programs in psychology, leadership studies, human development, education, and organizational development. Duolingo - Free science-based language education platform that has organically become one of the most popular ways to learn languages online. Sage-ing International - Nonprofit dedicated to providing life-long learning and service opportunities for older adults interested in spiritual eldering. Offers a wide array of programs. Spirituality & Practice - Multifaith and interspiritual website devoted to resources for spiritual journeys. The site's name reflects a basic understanding: spirituality and practice are the two places where all the world's religions and spiritual paths come together. Gray is Green - An online gathering of older adult Americans aspiring to create a green legacy for the future. Alert to the challenges facing our planet and wants to do what we can. Institute of Noetic Sciences eLearning – Online programs for Noetic explorers. Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing, University of Minnesota - Enriches health and wellbeing by providing exemplary interprofessional education, conducting rigorous research, delivering innovative engagement programs, and advancing innovative models of care. Vision is to advance the health and wellbeing of individuals, organizations, and communities through integrative health and healing. Future Learn – Earn professional and academic accreditation with in-demand online courses led by renowned educators and academics from leading universities around the world. MIT Open Courseware (OCW) - A web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity. Independent learners enrich their lives and use the content to tackle some of our world’s most difficult challenges, including sustainable development, climate change, and cancer eradication. Class Central – A search engine and reviews site for free online courses popularly known as MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses. Modern Elder Academy (MEA) Online Course – 8- week course offers experiential learning, growth, and connection with insightful tools to shift your mindset and create more resilience and adaptability. Explores the most common transitions in midlife and creates a new roadmap to redefine your purpose and next phase of life. Pass It On Network - Spreads information worldwide about Positive Aging programs led by older adults who share their strengths to help themselves, each other, and their communities. Features an on-line directory of program guides to encourage program replication around the globe that is adaptive to local language, culture and needs. Skeptic – Website by the Skeptics Society, a nonprofit scientific and educational organization whose mission is to engage leading experts in investigating the paranormal, fringe science, pseudoscience, and extraordinary claims of all kinds, promote critical thinking, and serve as an educational tool for those seeking a sound scientific viewpoint. IdeaPod - Mission is to inspire the world to take control back from institutions and actors that take their power away. Provides media and education that helps people to think critically, question standard conventions and become more creative. Get Educated – The consumers guide to online education. Publishes online college rankngs and unline university ratings along dimensions that matter most to online students themselves: affordability and credibility. Shortform - While this company does not provide online learning courses, it does provide a valuable learning service by summarizing 1000+ nonfiction books and articles. Site visitors learn key points and gain insights they won't find anywhere else.