Mobile learning is a relatively recent learning trend that has seen the light due to the widespread of Internet-enabled mobile devices and the rise of what is known as ‘Apps Culture’. More and more learners are using the power of apps to connect, share, and learn on the go. From entertainment to navigational services, there is almost an app for anything you want to accomplish. In today’s post, we are featuring 8 of the best educational apps you can use on your iOS device to enrich your learning experiences and expand your intellectual growth. These are apps that provide you access to a diversified wealth of educational resources that include recorded lectures from leading universities, instructional videos covering different topics, best selling nonfiction books, courses on different specialization and many more. Have a look and share with us if you have other suggestions to add to the list.
1- The Great Courses Plus
‘Over 8,000 college level videos and lectures at your fingertips! Learn from the top college professors in the world. Stream videos to your device, or download and watch them offline!’
‘Explore more than 2,000 free videos and learn from the world’s most remarkable people. Search by any mood or topic, from tech and science to the surprises of your own psychology.’
‘Blinkist distills the key insights of 2000+ bestselling nonfiction books into powerful 15-minute reads or listens. Boost your knowledge and gain new perspectives to become a better, smarter you.’
4- Udemy Online Courses
‘Udemy is a global marketplace for learning and teaching online where more than 14 million students are mastering new skills and achieving their goals from over 42,000 courses taught by expert instructors. Whether you’re looking to advance your career or explore a new hobby, it’s all in one place. ’
5- Khan Academy
‘Khan Academy allows you to learn almost anything for free.You can learn anything – for free: Over 10,000 videos and explanations at your fingertips in math, science, economics, history, and much, much more’
‘Learn technology, creative and business skills, on the go, with the Lynda.com iOS app.
Get the training you need to succeed in your current job or start a new career. Watch expert-taught courses in photography, graphic design, business training, web and interactive design, 3D animation, audio, and much more.’
‘Learn on the go with the free Coursera App for iPhone and iPad. Access more than 2,000 courses and Specializations developed by 140+ of the best colleges and universities in the world, and advance your career or continue your education by mastering subjects from Python programming and data science to photography and music.’
8- iTunes U
‘iTunes U provides everything an instructor needs to bring the classroom together on iPad—build lessons with apps and your own materials, collect and grade assignments from students, start class discussions or talk with students one-on-one to answer questions and provide feedback.’