Free Learning Resources for

College and Adult


We have 1510 free learning resources listed for College and Adult subjects, including educational iPhone & iPad Apps, Kindle & Other eBooks, Mac Software, Worksheets & Printables, and Online Classes, from providers including Khan Academy, Saylor Academy, University of Pennsylvania, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


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Understand Financial Forces - Make a Difference

Finance
College | Online class

Watch this intro video to learn more about the Specialization curriculum and Capstone Project! The Finance for Everyone Specialization will help you learn the language of finance and understand how...

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Understanding economic policymaking


Macroeconomics
College | Online class

This course will employ a non-technical approach to analyze how governments use policy to influence a country’s economy. Upon completing the course you should be able to discuss national debts and...

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Understanding Europe: Why It Matters and What It Can Offer You


European Geography
College | Online class

Regardless of where you live, the European Union not only affects your life, but may also transform it. By learning how Europe works, a new world will open up to you and discover new jobs you never...

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Understanding Financial Statements: Company Performance


Accounting
High School - College | Online class

Understanding Financial Statements: Company Performance is course 2 of 5 in the Fundamentals of Accounting Specialization. Accounting is the “language of business.” Being able to understand this...

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Understanding Financial Statements: Company Position


Accounting
College | Online class

About this Course This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of financial statements with an emphasis on the balance sheet. However, to understand accounting driven financial...

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Understanding Research Methods


Research
College | Online class

This MOOC is about demystifying research and research methods. It will outline the fundamentals of doing research, aimed primarily, but not exclusively, at the postgraduate level. It places the...

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Understanding Russian Economy. Problems of Transition


Economics
College | Online class

The purpose of the course is to bring the basic knowledge on the specific aspects of Russian economy that had significant impact on the latest development trends in Russia. This course will provide...

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Understanding the Music Business: What is Music Worth?


Music Business
College | Online class

This course will examine the music industry in the United States, with the unique perspective gained by Vanderbilt University’s location in Nashville, TN. Nashville is a major center of music in...

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Understanding Violence


Sociology
College | Online class

We are so pleased to have you join us as we investigate this crucial topic. Violence is a leading cause of death, disability and health care use worldwide. Violence is a complex problem and can...

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United States of America


US Geography
2nd - College | Website

Detailed geographical data about the US including population, area, GDP, and much more, along with a summary of US history. Also features a set of maps, free political, physical and outline maps of...

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University Physics


Physics
High School - College | Android App

University Physics is designed for the two- or three-semester calculus-based physics course. The text has been developed to meet the scope and sequence of most university physics courses and...

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Usable Security


Information Security
College | Online class

This course focuses on how to design and build secure systems with a human-centric focus. We will look at basic principles of human-computer interaction, and apply these insights to the design of...

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User Experience: Research & Prototyping


User Experience Design (UX)
College | Online class

About this Course What makes for a great user experience? How can you consistently design experiences that work well, are easy to use and people want to use? This course will teach you the core...

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User Innovation: A Path to Entrepreneurship


Entrepreneurship & Small Business
College | Online class

We’ll let you in on a secret. Innovation isn’t confined inside the walls of research labs swarming with PhDs. More often than not, innovation is about ordinary people solving problems that matter...

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U.S. Government and Politics Crash Course


US Government
9th - College | Online class, Online video/YouTube

In which Craig Benzine introduces a brand new Crash Course about U.S. Government and Politics! This course will provide you with an overview of how the government of the United States is supposed...

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US History


US History
High School - College | Book, Kindle/ebook, Website, Worksheet/Printable

U.S. History is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of most introductory courses. The text provides a balanced approach to U.S. history, considering the people, events, and ideas...

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US history


US History
6th - College | Online class

From a mosquito-ridden backwater to the world’s last remaining superpower, the United States of America is a nation with a rich history and a noble goal: government of the people, by the people,...

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US History Crash Course


US History
9th - College | Online class, Online video/YouTube

In which John Green kicks off Crash Course US History! Why, you may ask, are we covering US History, and not more World History, or the history of some other country, or the very specific history...

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Using Databases with Python


Python
College | Online class

This course will introduce students to the basics of the Structured Query Language (SQL) as well as basic database design for storing data as part of a multi-step data gathering, analysis, and...

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UsingEnglish.com


English as a Second Language (ESL)
1st - College | Online resource

Resources to learn the English language for ESL, EFL, ESOL, and EAP students and teachers. Browse our Glossary of Terms, join our busy forums, download our free language software, read our articles...

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Using Python to Access Web Data


Python
College | Online class

This course will show how one can treat the Internet as a source of data. We will scrape, parse, and read web data as well as access data using web APIs. We will work with HTML, XML, and JSON data...

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Valuation: Alternative Methods


Valuation
High School - College | Online class

This course is a rigorous introduction to alternative methods of valuation and will enable the learner to conduct analysis of most projects and companies. This course will also serve useful to...

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Valuation Capstone


Valuation
College | Online class

This is Capstone Project that is the natural culmination of the Specialization and offers qualified learners to apply their knowledge to analyze a real company or complex project. It will reflect...

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Valuing Projects and Companies


Valuation
College | Online class

This course is a theoretically sound and practical exposure to valuation. As the final course of the Specialization, it will be useful to anyone in understanding, conducting or critically...

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VBScript Tutorials for beginners


VBScript
College | Online resource

VBScript is a propriety client side scripting language language by Microsoft, supported by Internet Explorer. Its is widely used in enterprises. This class will teach you basics of VBScript

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Victorian art and architecture


Art History
College | Online class

In 1848, a small group of young artists banded together and formed “The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood,” a name which sounds intentionally backward-looking and medieval. The Pre-Raphaelites looked back...

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Video Game Level Design


Video Game Design
6th - College | Online/YouTube video

Videos about making levels, worlds, puzzles, and hubs. See lessons taken from Rayman Legends, Super Mario Maker, Psychonauts, Spelunky, and much more.

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Vimeo Video School

Videography
7th - College | Online resource

Online video lessons and tutorials. Learn shooting, editing, and video production techniques, featuring director interviews and professional filmmaker tips.

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Viral Marketing and How to Craft Contagious Content


Content Strategy
College | Online class

Ever wondered why some things become popular, and other don’t? Why some products becomes hits while others flop? Why some ideas take off while others languish? What are the key ideas behind viral...

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Virtual Reality


Virtual Reality (VR)
7th - College | Online video/YouTube

Computerphile visits Germany and meets lots of scientists working on VR projects, giving a good overview of the technology.

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