6 Massive Open Online Course’s (MOOC): Duolingo, Treehouse, Lynda, Codecademy, Google Primer, Education First

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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) are online courses aimed at a large number of participants via the web. Below we’ve selected some of our favorite MOOC examples from all over the globe.

Duolingo

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Duolingo is a language learning platform used by more than 70 million people worldwide. Accessible to anyone with an internet connection, this is fun and easy way to learn a new language.

Read more: Duolingo’s elearning experience 

Treehouse

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Treehouse is creating the “classroom from the future” with this superb elearning platform. With gorgeous visuals and remarkably clear sound, Treehouse can help users learn new skills in coding and app development. Treehouse has raised the bar in online learning with high quality, studio produced video lessons hosted by talented in-house trainers.

Read more: Treehouse’s online learning platform

Englishtown

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Englishtown is an award winning online English learning platform with interactive courses and real life teachers. They were the first to pioneer a 24/7 teacher-led English course, giving users access to real teachers anytime, anywhere.

Read more: Englishtown

Google Primer

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Google Primer is a new App from Google designed to teach digital marketing basics in a fast, easy to learn environment. Lessons are short and sweet, which is great for busy users who can spare only five minutes here and there. It’s free and available in the Apple and Google Play Stores.

Read more: Google Primer

Lynda.com

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A learning and training website build around video tutorials. Lynda.com was founded in 1995 as a web resource for Lynda Weinman’s students. The learning platform is now one of the biggest resources for educational and training courses on the internet.

Read more: Lynda learning and training website

Codecademy

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Codecademy is a great example of MOOC. In the past, barriers to entry with coding has made it difficult for the average learner to get involved.  With Codecademy, anyone with internet can access free courses on coding, 24/7, anywhere in the world. Codecademy has over 25 million users and offers courses in a number of popular coding languages ranging from HTML to Ruby.

Read more: Codecademy elearning