Recently, I’ve been thinking about taking a massive open online course or MOOC. MOOC’s are a great way to grow and learn online at your own time, and many of them are credible and taught by prestigious professors from universities around the world. For more information on what an MOOC is, check out this fantastic animated summary by Dave Cormier:

Want to take a MOOC yourself? Check out these top three, free institutions for finding credible MOOCs:

  1. Coursera
    A variety of rigorous math, science, technology, liberal and fine arts courses offered by top universities such as UPenn, Duke, Princeton, Stanford and my beloved Johns Hopkins
  2. Udemy
    Courses focusing on specific, real-world skills such as programming, photography and Microsoft Office taught by New York Times best-selling authors, CEOs, celebrities and Ivy League professors.
  3. edX
    College-level math, science, technology and humanities courses offered by top universities such as Harvard, MIT, and my alma mater UT

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