Tools: Learn Stuff

Alison (free)
Free online courses from the world’s leading experts.

Anki (free)
Download this program to create your own flashcards for studying. Supports images, audio, videos and scientific markup.

Canvas Network (free and paid options)
Open, online courses, taught by experts and institutions worldwide. (free and paid options)
Their habit tracker app is free. To hire a habit coach or receive ongoing leadership coaching, there are paid plans. You can hire a 1-on-1 coach for just about anything here, including mindfulness, productivity, fitness, saving money, diets, writing, addiction, and much more.

Codecademy (paid monthly subscription)
Learn to code just about anything from web development to data science, using a variety of languages, all without setting foot in a classroom. It’s much, much cheaper than online classes through training programs and schools, too.

Coursera (free and paid options)
Free learning resources from universities and for college students.

duoLingo (free and paid options)
Learn 30+ languages via games on your Android, iOS, or Windows devices. Paid option removes ads.

edX (free)
2500+ online courses from 140 institutions.

FutureLearn (free and paid options)
Learn 100% online with world-class universities and industry experts.

Highbrow (paid)
Learn something new every day. Get smarter with 10-day courses delivered in easy-to-digest emails every morning.

iversity (free and paid options)
Database of online courses.

Khan Academy (free)
Free resources to keep everyone learning

Lynda (LinkedIn Learning) (paid)
Courses for every step of your career. Instructors with real-world experience.

MIT OpenCourseWare (free)
Free lecture notes, exams, and videos from MIT. No registration required.

OpenClassrooms (free)
Choose your own career path and earn a diploma online with hands-on projects and weekly one-on-one mentorship sessions with a dedicated professional in your field.

openHPI (free)
General education in digital knowledge.

OpenLearning (paid)
World-class courses from educators and institutions in a practical and social learning environment.

OpenSAP (free)
Open online courses by SAP. With complementary microlearning and podcasts.

Open Universities Australia (paid)
Online university.

Peer to Peer University (free)
Learning circles are free study groups for people who want to take online classes together and in-person.

Pacific Open Learning Health Net (POLHN) (free)
Online health training courses and certifications.

Shaw Academy (paid)
Online video classes with in-depth and practical skills.

Skill Share (paid)
Subscription access database to classes by experts for professionals.

Stanford Online (free and paid options)
85+ online graduate courses that can help you move up in your industry, gain technical skills, enter a new field, or prepare for advanced study.

Udacity (paid/scholarships)
Udacity is the world’s fastest, most efficient way to master the skills tech companies want. 100% online, part-time and self-paced.

Udemy (paid)
30,000 online video courses with new additions published every month.