Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Free Learning Source!

Check out this great site! It's a website that provides free online learning opportunities!

From the website:
GCFLearnFree.org® creates and provides quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life. By delivering over 750 different lessons to millions of people in over 200 countries and territories ABSOLUTELY FREE, GCFLearnFree.org is a worldwide leader in online education. View one tutorial. Complete a whole class. We believe there's freedom in the ability to learn what you want, when you want, regardless of income or circumstances.

GCFLearnFree.org is a program of Goodwill Industries of Eastern NC, Inc. All GCFLearnFree.org educational content is designed and produced in the GCF Global Learning® building in Downtown Raleigh, NC.

For example, their computer courses include:

Computer Basics - If you are new to the computer or just want to know more about how it works then Computer Basics is the place to start.
Internet Basics - Become Internet savvy with tutorials on how to browse effectively, maintain your safety and network socially while online.
Email Basics - Learn the basics of email and other ways to communicate online in today's world.
Social Media - Gain 21st century skills with our new social media topics including Facebook and Twitter.
Google - Enhance your life with tutorials on Google apps and services like Gmail, Google Docs and more.
Microsoft Office - Acquire essential skills for producing professional work with the Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more.
Windows - Learn the tools and features of the various versions of the Windows Operating System from Microsoft.
Apple - Curious about the iPad, Lion, or iCloud? Learn all about these innovative products and services with our new Apple tutorials.
Mac OS X Lion - Get to know Mac OS X Lion, Apple's new operating system for Macs.
Google Docs 101 - Create, edit and share documents while online with this free, web-based office suite from Google.
Microsoft Word - Microsoft Word, a popular word processing software, is essential for producing documents for both home and work.
Microsoft Excel - Understanding how to create spreadsheets and workbooks in Microsoft Excel is an important skill to acquire.
Microsoft PowerPoint - Learn how to wow and audience with presentations you can create in Microsoft PowerPoint.
Microsoft Access - Understand how to use a Microsoft Access relational database to manage and report large amounts of information.
OpenOffice.org - OpenOffice.org, version 1.1, is a free open source office suite for documents, spreadsheets and presentations.

There are hundreds of other lessons on a variety of subjects including Money, Everyday Life, Job Development, Reading, Math, and more!

1 comment:

  1. Another great post.

    You should also check out KhanAcademy.org

    We are lucky to live in an era with free access to so much information.