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The (Free) Online Classroom

Event Type: Education/Test Preparation
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 1/12/2017
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 7:30 PM
Description:
 A great promise of the online world is access to knowledge. As top universities like MIT and Harvard offer popular courses online at no cost, and websites like Code Academy, Khan Academy, and Coursera have built solid reputations, education online is more dynamic than ever before. Some platforms offer the opportunity to earn certificates of completion, and there are even ways to translate your learning to college credit. What does it mean to learn in the virtual world? Where do you begin? Is this just for fun or are there more tangible benefits? This workshop will provide participants with an overview of popular, free, online learning platforms and help the curious and the motivated to start exploring the endless opportunities for online learning.
Library: Oakdale Library
Location: Oakdale Meeting Room
Contact: Natalie Eierman
Contact Number: 651-730-0504
Presenter: Twin Cities Media Alliance and funded by MELSA
Status: Closed


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