Free Online Courses
Here you will find links to sites offering free online course. Courses cover a wide variety of areas and might differ in teaching methodology. They are made available here as examples of online learning and so that this site is a home for those seeking free online instruction. To suggest the addition of courses please e-mail us. Also please e-mail us if you find that the course providers start charging for any of the courses listed here. Thank you for helping keep the site current. Enjoy the free courses!
Free Course Portals (offer a variety of courses):
Free Business and Finance Courses:
Small Business Administration
Knowledge is power! Improve your ability to compete by participating in one or more of the short, self-paced courses. From "Starting a new business" to "Risk Management" and "Cyber Security" this is a great resource for individuals and companies alike. Go to site
Various Free Courses:
The Internet Grammar of English
The Internet Grammar of English is an online course in English grammar written primarily for university undergraduates. However, we hope that it will be useful to everyone who is interested in the English language. IGE does not assume any prior knowledge of grammar.
The Internet Grammar of English is accessible free of charge to all users. Go to site
Succeed in Physical Science
The knowledge of Physical Science is important for the development of the products we use. It is also an interesting and exciting subject of value in many walks of life.
There is a great need for people who understand scientific principles and know how to think logically. Your knowledge and skills in these areas can help you excel in school, advance your career or improve your business. Go to site
This is an advanced online course on marine navigation, providing you with the 'conditio sine qua non' of offshore sailing. Go to site
PBS Evolution course
Free online courses for teachers teaching evolution. Take this eight-session professional development course, where you'll examine major evolutionary concepts, explore teaching methodologies, and address obstacles to teaching evolution. Go to site
The "Pottery Tutorial" is designed for the beginner as a step by step guide to making ceramics. This guide is designed to give you the most basic techniques and some tips. Each Guide has illustrations as well as text to explain each step. Go to site
Interactive Power Electronics Online Course
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A free and open educational resource for faculty, students, and self-learners around the world. OCW supports MIT's mission to advance knowledge and education, and serve the world in the 21st century. It is true to MIT's values of excellence, innovation, and leadership.
HWG (HTML Writers Guild):
A society of professionals focusing on development for the web. See their affordable online course to sharpen up or acquire new skills. Go to site