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8 Free Video Websites for Inspiring Talks and Lectures

I have been sharing some of the inspiring talks I found online with my readers here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. I personally find a great pleasure in watching others' great achievements and learning from their mistakes. Today I am sharing with you some great video platforms where I get some of the videos I have included in previous posts. These websites provide  inspiring talks and lectures  by the world's greatest thinkers and doers, ranging from best selling authors and CEOs to web gurus and university professors.

Check out the list and make sure you share with your colleagues and students.


1- TED


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This is my number one video platform where I go searching for inspiring talks. I think most of you are already familiar with it but for those of you who still are not then let me tell you that you are missing out on a great treasure of knowledge.



2- The Do Lectures


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This is where the popular Doers of the world teach users how to do things in their life. This website hosts some of the best university lectures and talks on a variety of topics.



3- Learners TV


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This is basically a website that offers interesting video lectures on a variety of subjects ranging from chemistry, biology, computer science, medicine, accounting, dentistry, physics and many more. It is very easy to use , just click on a topic and a list of vido lectures related to it will immediately pop up.



4- Free Video Lectures


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As its name suggests, this is a free platform where users have access to thousands of video lectures. These latters are organized into subject category, institue, name, course, and professor  for easy browsing. It does not require any sign up and videos can be embedded and shared via social networking websites.



5- Academic Earth


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This is a great website that allows its users to watch university lectures online. It offers thousands of video lecturs from world's top educators that lecture in universities such as Berkely, Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Stanford and Yale.



6- LectureFox

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LectureFox is another website that offers free university lectures. The lectures are organized according to the university name, course title, and type of lecture available whether video, audio, or notes.



7- Google Code University


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This is an online repository of tutorials and course content arranged in the form of text, videos and slides. These course cover computer science topics especially that focus on web development.


8- Backpack.tv





Backpack.tv is a website I just discovered today. It provides a library of academic videos from across the web. Videos are organized by subject, topic, and video duration.

I have previously posted a practical ebook where I included 80 alternatives to YouTube, check it out if you have not yet done so.



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