Self-Directed Learning and Adult Literacy Resources
Spend just three minutes at each site to appreciate the volume
and quality of what's available, and then return to your favorite
sites later for more in-depth exploration.
Extensive links to hundreds of online courses.
Specifically for seniors, formerly known as Seniornet,
offers free online courses.
http://learn2.com Free and commercial learning resources for everyday life as well as business elearning solutions.
- Cyber Playgrounds Literacy Resources
Exceptional quality with a touch of humor. Play to learn.
Topical directory for how-to information, a classic resource for finding car
insurance, real estate, and much more. 15,000 how-to solutions.
- How Stuff Works
A topical directory for how-to information.( Overuse of pop-up ads.)
Sources for free education on the Internet
- Beginners' Technical Tutorials
A large selection of free online technical tutorials and 300 fee-based online courses.
Free computer consumer advice and tutorials.
Free tutorials in seven major categories from applications to web skills.
Shopping, investments, topical resources with general technical orientation.
Here's their links to How-To and Expert help resources.
Human support behind topical listings similar to Yahoo.com.
- Rhode Island Literacy Resources
Click on "Links/Resources" for an exceptional listing of literacy resources.
- Adult Literacy Resource Institute
Extensive resource listings from David J. Rosen, Director of the
Adult Literacy Resource Institute in Greater Boston.
- Western/Pacific Literacy Network LINCS
This adult literacy resource site provides an interactive structure for
communication, educational materials, and sharing of literacy information.
- Literacy Link
A major resource from the folks at PBS. GED resources.
- The National Adult Literacy Database Inc.(NALD) from Canada
http://www.nald.ca An intriguing database "borrowed" from the north.
- DIAL: Distance Instruction for Adult Learners
The New School's Distance Instruction for Adult Learners (DIAL) program.
- Content Bank
New from the Children's Partnership Foundation
- Federal Office of Vocational and Adult Education
Funding for Community Technology Centers
www.ed2go.com Offering hundreds of low cost online non-credit courses.
For more on online learning see the listing at the end of the Mentoring Resources
http://lone-eagles.com/mentor.htm and http://lone-eagles.com/self.htm