The Internet gains its authoritative place in every sphere of our lives. It even spreads its influence in an important sphere such as education. Nowadays, more than 40 web pages offer various online courses. The conductors of the courses are people starting from amateurs ending by the most influential professionals and professors. Here are the list of the educational websites, which are not the most popular ones, but which are not less useful and deserve to be checked out. Therefore, if you feel that you need some new and trusted sources of knowledge this article is for you.
Alison.com Alison.com suggests online courses on 93 highly diverse subjects, from Chinese Language Studies to Yoga. It contains nearly 600 free MOOCs (massive open online course). No matter in which corner of the world you liveAlison.comgives an opportunity to learn about the newest tendencies of the preferred professions by using interesting and interactive devices of the webpage. After successfully passing the course you can receive a verified certificate. Isn’t this easy and time saving?
Boon.am. There are many successful foreign educational web projects, but we should not ignore Armenian online educational projects too. Boon.am is an online TV, which has become a platform for both professionals from different fields who has something to share and for people who want to learn something new. The format of the courses are slightly different from so called MOOCs. The courses are more like lectures; without homework and quizzes. The topics of the lectures are very specific and trendy and are presented from different perspectives. That is what makes them unique.
University education, in real auditoriums with face-to-face interactions between students and professors, always will have its advantages and will be the main valid and trusted way of education for many years; however, the alternatives of education should not be neglected as they already have their place in our path toward our scholar success.
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