Last modified November 2, 2015 by Alexia

Online Courses for Lifelong learners

A list of websites and portals that have free and/or paid online courses for lifelong learners.

MOOCMassive Open Online Courses

MOOCs, University and Professional Courses

General Education

  • Khan Academy (Free) – From grade school to college level. Great for school kids!
  • Udemy (Free/$) – Offers a variety of topics from businesses to web technology and even yoga and music! Don’t be too eager to buy a course immediately. Discount coupons are regularly offered and may go up to 30% discount.

Web, Programming and Technology

  • Bento (Free) – A list of free resources which guide you in learning code.
  • Code Academy (Free) – Learn to code for free
  • Code School (Free/$) – One of my favorite websites for learning programming
  • (Free) – Learn to code for all ages.
  • Dash (Free) – Dash teaches HTML, CSS, and Javascript through fun projects you can do in your browser.
  • Level Up Tuts (Free/$) – Free video tutorials for web developers and designers
  • Lynda ($) – One of the largest providers for courses on web, development, creative and business skills.
  • SitePoint (Free/$) – Another website with extensive tutorials and videos that I subscribe to.
  • Team Treehouse ($) – Another of my favorite websites that has many programming courses from web design to creating mobile apps.
  • Tuts Plus (Free/$) – Comprehensive How-To Tutorials and Online Courses on various topics of web programming and technology.
  • Udacity (Free/$) – Offers “Nanodegrees” that are comprehensive courses for a subject or topic

Other Resources

  • Lifehacker U – Lifehacker periodically has a list of featured courses for online learning.