4.4/5 (Language101)

   https://www.duolingo.com
   2011
   Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  Luis von Ahn, Severin Hacker

✔️  Flexible class hours
✔️  Bite-sized lessons
✔️  Personalised learning
✔️  Gamification
 
Overview: Foreign languages are amongst the most in-demand skills from employers. Duolingo offers an opportunity to learn or improve on your language skills with gamification involved in every lesson, and a ‘test yourself’ feature to ensure you’ve retained every new bit of information.
Average Time Commitment: As little as 5 minutes per day
Available platforms: Desktop and sync it with Duolingo free apps for your mobile device
Official Certifications: Duolingo does not offer accredited certifications.
Pricing
     Free
     Duolingo Plus: 14-days free trial then from $6.99 USD/month
Recommended ForIndividuals who want to learn a new language
 

 4.6/5 (SiteJabber)

   https://ocw.mit.edu
   2001
   Cambridge, MA
  Massachusetts Institute of Technology

✔️  Online and Self-paced
✔️  Learn on demand
✔️  Project-based
✔️  Learn from industry experts
 
Overview: MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. MIT OpenCourseWare is an openly-licensed digital collection of high-quality teaching and learning materials, presented in an easily accessible format.
Average Time Commitment: 4-6 hours per week
Available platforms: 100% Online 
Official Certifications: MIT OpenCourseWare is not a degree-granting or credit-bearing initiative.
Pricing:
     Free
     MIT xPRO: Starting at $800 USD  
Recommended ForEducators, students, and self-learners

 4.0/5

   https://oyc.yale.edu
   2007
   United States
  Yale University

✔️  Audio-only version
✔️  Searchable transcripts
✔️  High-quality downloadable videos
✔️  Suggested readings
 
Overview: Open Yale Courses (OYC) provides lectures and other materials from selected Yale college courses to the public. The courses span the full range of liberal arts disciplines, including humanities, social sciences, and physical and biological sciences.
Average Time Commitment: Varies
Available platforms: 100% Online
Official Certifications: No course credit, degree, or certificate is available
Pricing: Free
Recommended For: Self-directed and life-long learners, educators, and high school and college students

 4.0/5 (Upskillwise)

   https://www.datacamp.com
   2014
   New York, USA
  Jonathan Cornelissen, Martijn Theuwissen and Dieter De Mesmaeker

✔️  Excellent web-based code editor
✔️  Practical projects
✔️  Expert instructors
✔️  Offline courses
 
Overview: DataCamp is an online platform for learning data science, analytics and all major data science languages, with high-quality online courses in Python, SQL, and R. Learners on DataCamp practice skills in data-related topics, to build and maintain data fluency.
Average Time Commitment: From 4 to 90 hours
Available platforms: 100% online can be accessed from a desktop, laptop and mobile and mobile-only subscription for both IOS and Android.
Official Certifications: DataCamp is not a university-backed and fully accredited platform, it is not considered recognised in the traditional sense.
Pricing: Free
     Access to first chapter of all courses: Free for $0/month
     Standard: $12.42/month billed annually 
     Premium: $33.25/month billed annually 
     Professional: $25.00 per user per month (2 users minimum) billed annually
Recommended For: Learners who need to learn non-coding essentials to data science and machine learning at own pace

 4.6/5 (G2 | Pluralsight)

   https://www.pluralsight.com
   2004
   Draper, Utah
  Aaron Skonnard, Fritz Onion, Bill Williams, Keith Brown

✔️  Quality content
✔️  Expert-led
✔️  Hands-on learning
✔️  In-depth courses
 
Overview: Pluralsight, Inc. offers a variety of video training courses for software developers, IT administrators, and creative professionals. Tackle top technologies with a free library of 50+ courses in software development, IT ops, data and more. 
Average Time Commitment: Varies from 1 hour
Available platforms: Online, mobile app for iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet 
Official Certifications: Pluralsight is not an accredited educational institution but potential employers may value your effort to complete Pluralsight’s courses.
Pricing: 10-day Free Trial
     Personal: $19 USD/month
     Annual: $159 USD/year
     Premium: $239 USD/year
Recommended ForIf you’re looking to expand your current skill set or start a new career

 4.5/5 (G2 | HubspotAcademy)

   https://academy.hubspot.com
   2012
   Cambridge, MA
  HubSpot

✔️  On-demand classes
✔️  Inbound experts
✔️  Globally recognised certification
✔️  Singular topic courses
 
Overview: HubSpot Academy is the worldwide leader in inbound marketing, sales, and customer service/support training. It aims to educate users on the HubSpot software, so they can market, sell, and grow an inbound business.
Average Time Commitment: 30 minutes to 7 hours
Available platforms: 100% online
Official Certifications: Does not count towards a diploma or degree program. Some certifications last one year and some last for two years.
Pricing: Free
Recommended For: Inbound marketing, sales, and customer service professionals looking to grow their career and business

 4.4/5 (G2 | Canvas Network)
 
   https://www.canvas.net
   2012
   Salt Lake City, UT
  Instructure

✔️  Open online courses
✔️  Lifelong learning
✔️  Self-paced course
✔️  Professional development
 
Overview: Canvas Network offers open, online courses taught by the world’s leading educators everywhere. It has offered more than 400 open, online courses designed and delivered by over 150 educational institutions and organizations throughout the world.
Average Time Commitment: 2-8 hrs/week
Available platforms: Canvas runs on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, or any other device with a modern web browser. If the video is Flash media, it may not play on iOS devices.
Official Certifications: Canvas Network does not issue certificates. Individual instructors or sponsoring institutions is responsible for issuing a certificate of participation or completion.
PricingFree
Recommended For: Higher ed, K-12, and workforce users worldwide

 

 4.5/5 (PcMag)

   https://www.masterclass.com
   2014
   San Francisco, CA
  David Rogier

✔️  Video lessons
✔️  In-depth workbook
✔️  Offline lessons
✔️  Community of members
 
Overview: MasterClass is the streaming platform that makes it possible for anyone to watch or listen to incredible catalog of 100+ classes taught by the world’s best.
Average Time Commitment: 10 Minutes average per lesson
Available platforms: Video lessons are available anytime, anywhere on your smartphone, personal computer, Apple TV and FireTV streaming media players
Official Certifications: No official certificate of completion, but you will receive an email confirming completion
Pricing: $180 USD Annual membership with 30-day guarantee
Recommended For: Anyone can learn a skill in their area of interest or even teach a class themselves

 4.4/5 (PcMag | Treehouse)

   https://teamtreehouse.com
   2011
   Portland, Oregon
  Alan Johnson, Ryan Carson, Gillian Carson

✔️  Large variety of classes
✔️  Expert-led video courses
✔️  Can pause and renew enrolment at any time
✔️  Interactive learning
 
Overview: Treehouse is an online technology school that offers beginner to advanced courses in web design, web development, mobile development and game development.
Average Time Commitment: 5 hours to 6 months
Available platforms: Online, Supports major mobile platforms
Official Certifications: Treehouse does not certify on completion of basic courses. In case of completion of a Treehouse Techdegree, you are certified by Treehouse. 
PricingFree seven-day trial, then $29.99 USD/month
     Techdegree: $199 USD/Month
Recommended For: Beginners and advanced coders looking to learn coding skills for a career in the tech industry

 4.0/5 (G2 | BitDegree)

   https://www.bitdegree.org
   2017
   Kauno Apskritis, Lithuania
  Danielius Stasiulis

✔️  Integrated gamification features
✔️  Statistics tracking
✔️  Free Certificate of Completion
✔️  Blockchain integration
 
Overview: BitDegree is the world’s first blockchain-powered online education platform focused on teaching people digital computing skills. BitDegree uses blockchain technology to record educational achievements and enable anyone in the world to issue cryptocurrency-based scholarships to the learners. 
Average Time Commitment: Varies
Available platforms: Offered online in their entirety. All materials can be easily accessed by any device with an Internet connection, whether desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet.
Official Certifications: Not an accredited online learning platform. Both free and paid online courses have completely free certificates of completion
Pricing: Free 
     Premium & Advanced courses - With individual price tags starting at $1.50/courses
Recommended ForStudents and Businesses

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