Nov 04

Resources for Continuing Education

A good personal library should naturally include a quality dictionary, but also a Thesaurus, a dictionary of Latin Terminology,  a Desk Reference (necessary for researching proper forms of address and grammar) , a Law Dictionary and a World Atlas.

A good personal library should naturally include a quality dictionary, but also a Thesaurus, a dictionary of Latin Terminology, a Desk Reference (necessary for researching proper forms of address and grammar) , a Law Dictionary and a World Atlas.

Smart people understand that knowledge is power. In our ever changing world it follows that education must be a life-long pursuit. If you aim to stay on top of your game, whatever your game happens to be, you must continually upgrade your skills and knowledge. Continuing your education as an adult is part of leading a well informed life and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. There is a lot happening in the world! There are new things to learn everyday. Take advantage of the multitude of free resources available on the world wide web.

Here are a few:

Follow this link to Udacity where you will see they offer an array of interesting and free college level courses.

edX offers courses from some of the world’s best universities.

Khan Academy has a wide selection of advanced level mathematics and science courses.

Another — Coursera offers over 400 classes from 92 institutions around the world.

In addition to the aforementioned, most of the major American universities like, Harvard, Stanford, MIT, etc. are offering online course material for free. If you have an interest in a particular university, you can check their respective websites and see what they offer.

There are also resources (usually free) available for career professionals. For example; Nurses are frequently offered free classes to upgrade their skills and certifications. In many cases, if you seek to advance your education and it is related to your current work or a position you might be seeking in the future, many employers will reimburse employees for the cost of classes after successful completion.

Whatever you decide, KEEP ON LEARNING!

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3 comments

    • Vivian on November 7, 2013 at 7:54 am
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    Good Resources!

    1. Yes, Vivian, there are some great courses available and best of all, THEY ARE FREE!!!
      You may find some course that will help as you prepare to approach your Masters study program.

    • Adela on November 7, 2013 at 9:51 am
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    Thanks for sharing, Kevin ,and learning is a life-long career, so I should take actions right way !!

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