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This is a quick post to share with you a MOOC. MOOC stands for, Massive Open Online Course and is a growing trend in online education. Literally thousands of people can enrol for free and participate in a course, which is usually (but not always) led by a University lecturer / tutor. The three most well know organisations who offer MOOCs are Coursera, Udacity, and edX. Coursera seems to be the one with the broadest range of courses and i have found myself enrolling in about six already.
I encourage you take a look at Coursera. Sign up and enrol in a couple of courses, then take a look around. It is quite fascincating and has already given me a few ideas.
Remember these are entirely free courses that are offered by Univeristies across the States. I am currently enrolled in a HIstory course offered by Princeton University, which is not something I would have imagined doing a few years ago.