Life-long Learning

 

Here are some ongoing learning opportunities – many of them are free!

  • Coursera is an education platform that partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for anyone to take. 
  • Directory of Creative Aging Programs in America in a variety of settings such as community centers, senior centers, assisted living, adult day care, arts institutions, and libraries. It is also searchable by an assortment of options such as: location, arts discipline, program setting, and adaptive design.
  • DuoLingo. Learn a language for free. Forever.
  • Khan Academy. For free. For everyone. Forever.
  • Check out this blog on Ted Talks here.  From their website, TED.com, “We believe passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and, ultimately, the world. On TED.com, we’re building a clearinghouse of free knowledge from the world’s most inspired thinkers — and a community of curious souls to engage with ideas and each other, both online and at TED and TEDx events around the world, all year long.”
  • Livemocha. Livemocha is committed to creating a world in which every human being is fluent in multiple languages and fuses traditional learning methods with online practice and interaction with native language speakers from around the world. 
  • National Center for Creative Aging. Dedicated to fostering an understanding of the vital relationship between creative expression and healthy aging. 
  • Online Educational Resources Commons.  Find some great things for educators, and learners here.  Lots of very good, free resources!
  • Click here to take the Oxford Happiness Questionnaire!