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Internet University

  1. 1. Internet University DiscoTech 2012 Receive an education from the Internet
  2. 2. Learning almost Anything• With Instructables you can share what you make with the world — and tap into an ever- growing community of creative experts.
  3. 3. Learn to make Projects
  4. 4. Back to School Learning Get more into learning YouTube EDU brings learners and educators together in a global video classroom. On YouTube EDU, you have access to a broad set of educational videos that range from academic lectures to inspirational speeches and everything in between.
  5. 5. Back to School Learning Practice.Learn almost anything for free.With over 3,100 videos oneverything from arithmetic tophysics, finance, and history andhundreds of skills to practice, wereon a mission to help you learn whatyou want, when you want, at yourown pace.
  6. 6. Back to School mission is to capture and amplify the voices ofgreat educators around the world. We do this by pairingextraordinary educators with talented animators toproduce a new library of curiosity-igniting videos.
  7. 7. Back to School Learning • The Open University • iTunesU (Access through iTunes Software)Try over 600 free online courses from TheOpen University.Available from introductory to advancedlevel, each takes between 1 and 50 hours tostudy.Complete activities to assess your progress andcompare your thoughts with sample answers.Sign up for free to track your progress, connectwith other learners in our discussion forumsand find the tools to help you learn.
  8. 8. Back to School .We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit online school offering ourstudents a complete preschool through 12th grade curriculum.Our proven program is supported by research that shows thatchildren can learn faster and enjoy learning more using ourmethods. The curriculum is taught via flashcards that breaksubjects down into small, easily assimilated fact units. Theflashcards are presented through a program that rememberswhat each student has learned and what he or she needs tokeep working on
  9. 9. College Education the Worlds Best Courses, Online, For Free. We are a social entrepreneurship company that partners with thetop universities in the world to offer courses online for anyone totake, for free. We envision a future where the top universities areeducating not only thousands of students, but millions. Ourtechnology enables the best professors to teach tens or hundredsof thousands of students.Through this, we hope to give everyone access to the world-classeducation that has so far been available only to a select few. Wewant to empower people with education that will improve theirlives, the lives of their families, and the communities they live in.
  10. 10. Career Development The Online Training Library® - Learn at your own pace Codecademy – Stay current and keep skills sharp Learn to code – Learn innovative and productive techniques – Access over 1,310 online courses, 24/7 Codecademy is the easiest way – Video instruction by recognized industry to learn how to code. Its experts interactive, fun, and you can do – Gain confidence and marketability it with your friends. – Stop, rewind, replay movies as you need to NOT Free, pay as you use site. Major Universities Free Education • Massachusetts Institute of Technology ( you will learn how to make • Carnegie Mellon Universitya website. We offer free tutorials in all web ( technologies. • Tufts University ( a tutorial from the menu to the left. • University of California, Berkeley (
  11. 11. Wrap Up Questions These slides are available at emid=23