In the age of live streaming, websites like General Assembly are starting to use the technology to broadcast educational lectures. It's a brilliant idea for those DIY students, but let's take a look at some other online education sites out there. There's a little something for everyone.
When you look at the big names in the online education game, they all have a couple things in common. They lack focus and are too difficult, long, boring and unproductive. The online "human accelerator," YouToken, noticed this trend and built a system that is not only fun and simple to use but will give you a focused curriculum that results in the best possible outcome for your personality.
The reason why so many people fail in society is that they lack a real skill. If this sounds like you, then maybe SkillShare is something to check out. Skillshare is a vibrant community marketplace. Here, people with various skill sets get together and share their ideas. You can either take individual classes for $20-30 per course or sign up for a membership.
Out of all these options, Coursera is probably the most "traditional." It doesn't really focus on just one thing. It has a little bit of everything, like music theory or chemistry. Furthermore, some of the courses are free!
Lynda is the veteran of the online education world. Why has it stood the test of time? Well, it's video-based, and everyone loves a video, right? For just $25 a month, users can get access to an unlimited collection of educational videos. Hence, it's like Netflix or Hulu for education. Who knew binge watching educational videos could be so fun?
Udemy is some of the most pricey options on the list, but you get what you pay for. What is that, you ask? Well, hopefully, you'll find the answer in the 800 courses they add every single month. Yes, you read that right. 800 courses every month. Is that a good thing? Perhaps, but some argue that too many options are a bad thing.