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Have you ever wanted to learn something new, or expand your knowledge about a topic of interest?

If so, then you will find these suggestions filled with possibilities. 

Some sites require you to register, to take advantage of all they provide, but it will not incur any cost.

Select one of the options here, explore the list of subjects and drill down to find a topic of interest. Subjects include Art & Design, Business, Engineering, Humanities, Science & Mathematics, Medicine & Health and Social Sciences. 

Work through any course at your own pace and take total control of your own learning.

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Khan Academy [Open courses]

Students may need to register for a free account. Expert-created content and resources for every subject and level. Courses on Mathematics, Science, Engineering, Arts, Humanities, Economics and Computing.

Sophia - for students [Open courses]

Students may need to register for a free account to access the free online courses and tutorials. They also provide professional development resources for teachers.

Academic Earth [Open courses]

Find over 1,500 free online courses, lectures, and videos from the best US colleges. Take online classes from universities like MIT, Stanford, Berkeley, Harvard, Princeton and Yale.

Internet Archive OER [Open courses]

This library contains hundreds of free courses, video lectures, and supplemental materials from universities in the United States and China. Many of these lectures are available for download.

Curriki [Open Courses]

This database of 60,000 curated educational content, provided by educators, learners and committed education experts to benefit teachers, parents and students globally.

OpenLearn [Open Courses]

OpenLearn is a great place to get an idea of what to expect from university study. With almost 1,000 free courses, spread across a variety of subject areas. OpenLearn is a part of the UK Open University.

Canvas.net [Open Courses]

Open entry for learners around the globe and continual access to course content after the course end date. See the 2017 list of courses here.