Educational Apps for Autodidacts

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If anything the Internet and web technologies have instigated a massive learning revolution analogous, in its grandeur and scope, to the one that marked the 15th century especially after the invention of the printing press by Johannes Gutenberg around 1440. Gone are the days when you have to pay or attend specific formal settings (e,g, schools) to learn. Now, the world knowledge is just a click away. Independent learning, self-learning, life-long learning, self-directed learning are all forms of learning that have been radically redefined by this digital boom. There are tons of resources, educational materials, video tutorials, free online courses, and several other learning materials to help you take responsibility of your own learning and become an enlightened individual. In today’s post we are sharing with you a sample of some of the best iPad apps that will help you in your learning endeavour. They provide a treasure trove of knowledge covering a wide variety of topics presented in different formats. Check them out and share with us your feedback in our Facebook page.

6 Great iPad Apps for Self-learners
1- iTunes U
‘iTunes U also allows anyone with an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to learn from a large collection of free education content via public courses from leading schools, universities, museums, and cultural institutions.’

2- Udemy
‘Discover courses in 2,000+ topics - from Web Development to Photography, Music to Yoga. 1,000+ new courses published every month on popular topics like iOS11 and ARKit.’

3- Khan Academy
‘Learn using videos, interactive exercises, and in-depth articles in math (arithmetic, pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, statistics, calculus, linear algebra), science (biology, chemistry, physics), economics, and even the humanities with playlists on art history, civics, finance, and more.’

4- Coursera
‘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.’

5- TED
‘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.’

6- Goodreads
‘Find new and interesting books by browsing personalized recommendations based on books you've read and your favorite genres. See what your friends are reading, write book reviews, and keep track of what you want to read.’

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