The year 2020 was perhaps the year we had to spend the most time at home. We continue to live this way for now in the new year. Because of the COVID-19 virus spreading around the world, everyone is stuck in their homes. Nowadays, when we have to spend a lot of time at home, we can spend our time on various courses. Personal development is also an essential need when we try to meet our business and personal needs from home. The classes in which we poured tons of money to improve ourselves are coming to our feet today with the pandemic process. Many course centers and universities carry their courses to the online world in this process. Now is the time to take the classes you want to take but cannot take because you don't have time! Let's take a closer look at ten select platforms that bring you courses to attend from home.
1. Several Paid and Free Courses: Udemy
Udemy is a platform with paid and free courses in many different fields. You can find classes in many areas, such as publishing, marketing, personal development, language learning, design, and software. You can attend the training live from time to time, and lessons loaded into the system in weighted video recordings. When you complete the training, you also get a certificate showing that you have participated in the practice.
Coursera is a social entrepreneurship project founded by Stanford University, an important educational institution in the world. There are many lessons given by many successful instructors. Simultaneously, the records of the exams they have taken at their universities in the past period are also included in the system.
3. Khan Academy
Khan Academy is a US-based education platform. There are many different training sections on the platform, which was established to provide free education for everyone in the world. The platform offers course content in many social sciences such as history, psychology, English, and numerical branches such as science, mathematics, and computer science. The most crucial feature of Khan Academy is that it is an entirely free platform. Everyone in the world can access the classes here at no cost. All you need is a computer, phone and internet connection.
4. Istanbul Business Institute
Founded in 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey Property Institute provides several certified training programs. Successful academics or trainers give trainings. In addition to short-term training programs such as a week, long-term training that will last a few months is also available in the system. Training is offered in many different areas, such as personal development, language learning, content writing, software.
You can benefit from most of the system's training programs free of charge if you register as one of the first 500-750 people. The fee for paid training is relatively low.
5. Yale University
Yale, one of the famous universities in the United States, offers online courses. The completely free courses span a wide range of fields such as literature, psychology, and finance. Online sessions, assignments, and discussions are held throughout the course. After taking the class you want, all you need to do is be an active participant throughout the course. The certificate you will receive at the end of the course can strengthen your CV as a prestigious document.
BilgeİŞ a university which is one of Turkey's most important educational platform founded by METU. The platform, which was established entirely voluntarily, consists of courses given by METU academicians. Courses in the field of informatics last a maximum of 3 hours. You can access online simulations and course contents for 3 hours. At the end of the training, you get a certificate approved by METU.
7. Open Culture
Open Culture is an online education platform since 2006. There are approximately 1500 courses on the platform, which has an easy-to-use interface. However, there are also different contents, such as e-books, podcasts, and movies. We can call Open Culter both an online education platform and a cultural platform.
Alison is an online platform that mainly provides training on business, health, and computing. It is also an organization that issues the certificates of famous universities such as Stanford and Yale. All of the training programs on the platform are free. All you have to do is choose the training you want to take and register for the course.
9. Academic Earth
Founded by four Yale University professors, the platform aims to provide free education to people in all parts of the world. Thanks to the platform established in 2009, you can easily find the education you want for free. By entering the system, you choose the field you want to study, and the level you wish to receive your education. The system lists the training programs that may be suitable for you one by one. Thus, you can easily access the education you are looking for.
10. Google Digital Workshop
The workshop, which contains approximately 110-course content, gives courses on marketing. This platform, which can be used free of charge by those who want to work in digital marketing, is also recommended by many experts.