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Free Tech Learning Materials, Books, eBooks, Videos

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Free Tech Learning Materials, Books, eBooks, Videos

Free Tech Learning Materials are available courtesy of O’Reilly Media, Inc. Free tech learning materials abound, especially about any web-related tech.  O’Reilly is a long-time publisher of tech books, and it is a pleasure to report that they make a fair number available as free tech learning materials. As the founder and CEO of a web development firm for 25 years, I’ve found that the most gifted developers are largely self-taught.  Even those who’ve earned an Associates, Baccalaureate or Graduate degree have most often learned as much or more on their own than they learned...

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Lowest Cost Bachelors Degree

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Lowest Cost Bachelors Degree

University of the People Leave it to TED to bring the lowest cost bachelors degree to our attention.  Watch the video (less than twenty minutes).   Lowest Cost Bachelors Degree Get the lowest cost bachelors degree in Business Administration or Computer Science from an Accredited University.  Sign up is $50. Classes are FREE.  Exams are $100 USD each.  Total cost, $4,050 for registration and forty exams.  Financial assistance available. Learn more about University of the People at http://www.uopeople.edu/  This information comes from their “About Us” page: University of the...

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Connexions

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Connexions

Although Connexions looks a lot clunkier and less visually appealing than other sites featured here, it is quite a great repository of courses on many fields of study. One great thing about Connexions is how they feature different professors and scientists that write the courses. Although anyone can contribute, it is quite clear which courses the authors know – they demonstrate their knowledge. demonstrating they know in detail exactly what they’re writing about. After browsing through a few courses, I was amazed at the amount of content offered. Our whole purpose at...

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Wikipedia

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Wikipedia, at Wikipedia.org is quite possibly one of the greatest things on the internet. In just a few short years, the majority of basic human knowledge is present. With almost 300 languages present, Wikipedia is a global repository. Wikimedia, the organization that runs Wikipedia, actually started Wikiversity, a collaborative learning tool for both students and teachers. The ideals of the Wikimedia Foundation are great, bringing knowledge to the masses without even showing a single ad! Actually, you’ll see ads some days of the year – simple requests to keep up donations. ...

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