Online learning is the delivery of a learning, training or education program by electronic means. E-learning involves the use of a computer or electronic device (e.g. a mobile phone) in some way to provide training, educational or learning material.

There are a large number of free online learning solutions which you may want to consider as an additional resource to complement your study with Merton Adult Learning

Massive Open Online Courses MOOCs

Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) are online courses aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web. In addition to traditional course materials such as filmed lectures, readings, and problem sets, many MOOCs provide interactive courses with user forums to support community interactions among students, professors, and teaching assistants (TAs) as well as immediate feedback to quick quizzes and assignments.

A comprehensive list of MOOC courses are can be found on the MOOC website.

Other free* online learning resources which you may want to consider include:

*Some MOOC providers offer a mix of free and paid for options.

Learning Apps

There are a  wide range of learning/study apps which can be downloaded* from the appstore (Apple website) or marketplace

  • Coursera
  • Duolingo
  • Khan Academy
  • Lynda
  • Photmath
  • SoloLearn
  • Udacity
  • Udemy
  • Rosetta Stone
  • Buusu

*Some apps are free or have free options but some are paid for or require subscription so please check with whoever pays your phone bill before you download them.