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  1. Beginner Tips - Learn how to use new technologies
  2. Bob Bowman's Careers Section - See Scholarship links and alternative income paths
  3. Online Tools and Productivity - New tools are here!
  4. Bob Bowman's Study Skills Section - Offers tremendous advantages when used first of all
  5. See extensive list of Free Software below - Free alternatives to course-selected commercial versions
  6. Check Free Educational Technologies Home Page - For additional links and messages

    OPEN EDUCATION (FREE COURSES) OPPORTUNITIES:
    NOTE: Most courses are college-level, self-paced, and free - but check exceptions
    Also check each site's TERMS for age restrictions & fees if certification or certain degrees are offered:

  1. Open Education Resource (OER) Dynamic Search Engine - From edtechpost
  2. OpenCourseWare section of Open Source Internet - Free courses - see details
  3. Free Online Courses - Free & Open Online Learning Resources from major course providers
  4. 8 Awesome Websites to Take Free College Courses Online - From MakeUseOf
  5. 70+ Apps, Search Engines and Resources for Free Learning
  6. Search for Courses at edX - Audit courses for free - wherever, whenever
  7. The Open Education Consortium - Search for Courses
  8. OpenLearn - See course selections at Open University
  9. Free Open courseware - By subject listed at OpenSite
  10. Free Courses at free-Ed.Net - Studies available include the trades as well as the traditional academics.
  11. Wikiversity - See portals linking to major course providers
  12. Khan Academy On a Stick - Educational videos & more on a thumbdrive
    - can copy for those without internet - mujica.org
  13. Yale now also offers free non-credit courses, lectures, notes online - See download options
  14. Take Open Courses From Top Universities - AcademicEarth.org
  15. Open Culture - The best free cultural & educational media on the web
  16. Use Search box at YouTube to find courses
  17. Take online courses from top Universities and educational institutions - NovoEd
  18. Free Online Courses and Education - See Non-Credit sources at Education Portal
  19. SparkNotes - Today's Most Popular Study Guides
  20. Free Business Courses - SBA.gov
  21. The Federal Registry for Educational Excellence (FREE) - Find digital teaching and learning resources
  22. Archived Webinars - iNACOL
  23. Top 50 Free Open Courseware VIDEO Collections - The .Edu Toolbox
  24. Course Listings - World University
  25. OpenCourseWare (OCW) and Open Educational Resources (OER) links - ZaidLearn
  26. Top 89 Open Courseware Projects - OEDB.org
  27. How to Get the Most Out of A MOOC - MN&R

    OPEN RESOURCES - FREE BOOKS, PODCASTS, & MORE:

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  28. College Open Textbooks - Open Textbooks by Subject
  29. Browse OER Materials - See textbooks at OER Commons
  30. Online Textbooks | MIT OpenCourseWare | Free Online Course Materials - Many are free
  31. Open Textbooks - Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources
  32. Open Access Books - Scientific Research Papers - See all categories - Courtesy of InTechOpen
  33. Free Online Computer Science and Programming Books, Textbooks, and Lecture Notes
  34. Designing textbook-free courses - OER Open Educational Resources - Lane Community College
  35. The 100 Best (And Free) Online Learning Tools - Courtesy of Edudemic
  36. Global List of Open Educational Resources Initiatives
  37. The Online Books Page: Search - Browse or search over 2 million books via upenn.edu
  38. 100+ Sources for Free Books & Texts Online - Distance Degrees.com
  39. Internet Archive Digital Library - Has Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine - to find old websites
  40. 1000 open textbooks and learning resources for all subjects
  41. Free Video Lectures, Video tutorials and Online Video Courses
  42. Free Manuals for Free Software - FLOSS Manuals Foundation
  43. Web 2.0 - Cool Tools for Schools
  44. Portable.Edu - 51 Productive & Petite Apps Every Student Should Put on Their USB Drive - The .Edu Toolbox
  45. 100+ Free Websites to find out about Anything and Everything - C4LPT
  46. 224 Places For Free Audio Books Online
  47. Open Source Options For Education - Find free software as alternates to course-selected commercial versions
  48. 50 Sites To Get Educated For Free - Via informED

    REGULAR & ONLINE (TUITION-BASED) SCHOOLS:

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  49. The Most Affordable Colleges & Universities - Cheapest Schools
  50. Open Site - See over 6,900 Schools to Browse for degrees or certificates
  51. Education Index - Reviews, Ratings & Official Contact Details for Schools & Colleges
  52. Browse Online Associates Degree Programs - Free Tool by eLearners.com
  53. Christian Colleges Links
  54. College Scholarships, Colleges and Online Degrees - Also see GPA Calculator
  55. The Best Scholarship Search Platforms of 2017 - Reviews.com
  56. The Best Online Colleges - Ranked by Subject
  57. Online University - Study at Top Online Universities
  58. CollegeSource Online : Search
  59. Online College Degrees for Today's Student - College Degree.com
  60. Best College Rankings - Top Online University Rankings & Ratings
  61. Affordable Online Colleges: Find Accredited Colleges Online
  62. Accredited Online Schools : Best Online Colleges and Universities
  63. 20 Useful Specialty Search Engines for College Students - Best Online Universities LLC
  64. Guide and Advice for Online PhD Programs - Online PhD UK
  65. Online Colleges That Offer Laptops - Courtesy of My College Laptop
  66. College Resources for Students with Disabilities - BEST COLLEGES.com
  67. Cyber Degrees - Unbiased Cyber Degree Information - Cyber Degree Hub
  68. Scholarship via Mesothelioma.net

    HIGHER EDUCATION:

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  69. College Terminology
  70. Teacher Glossary of Terms in Teaching - From higher education section of teAchology
  71. Web U.S. Higher Education
  72. Helpful College Web Links - SVUSD
  73. IPL: Higher Education
  74. GetEducated.com - Find degrees, compare degrees, see about degree mills, etc.
  75. Helping Students Survive College - Browse our 334 Student Success Topics
  76. Online Learning - Courtesy of studygs.net
  77. Distance Learning & Education
  78. College Prep 101 - Free download of prep questions - per various grade levels
  79. How to Do Research - Graduate-level links
  80. Graduate Student Resources (UFL)
  81. Distance Education General Resources
  82. 12 Grad School Survival Tips - Fastweb
  83. College Sports Links
  84. College Tips Home
  85. Top 10 College Professor Tips - See related tips topic list
  86. Tips From a College Professor for Taking Multiple Guess Tests - From Epinions.com™
  87. Get to Know Your College Professors - See advantages from CollegeBoard - Inspiring Minds™
  88. College Survival: Not-the-13th-Grade
  89. 25 Tips to Help You Survive and Thrive Your Freshman Year - Tips from Quintessential Careers™
  90. 88 Surefire Tips for Succeeding in College - OEDB
  91. The Most Useful Web Tools - Articles by About.com®
  92. College level search engines
  93. Thesis Help: 99+ Free Tools to Save Time - Courtesy of Smart Study
  94. Degree Guidebook List - Insights that empower learning - Courtesy of Context

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    RELATED LINKS:

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  95. Citation Machine - Serving students & teachers, K-12, College & University
  96. logoSearchEdu.com - Find the best educational references, apps, and so much more from .edu sites
  97. Choose the Best Search for Your Information Need - NoodleTools
  98. Research, Literary, and Other Useful Sites - Brooklyn College
  99. Robert's Online Applications - Includes Spreadsheet, crossword puzzle generators & more
  100. See STUDY SKILLS SECTION for effective ways to learn & memorize things

    RELATED FREE SOFTWARE:

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  101. Windows Open Source Software - Over 2,000 pages at SourceForge.net
  102. Task Coach - Free open source todo manager & much more
  103. See Star Office and other free suites which have word processors, spreadsheets, etc.
  104. QV, the graphic viewer/converter for JPEG, BMP, GIF and TIFF files - Cyril Cambien
  105. Open Contacts™ - Advanced address & contacts book - portable version available
  106. E-Z Contact Book - Freeware
  107. Chaos Manager - Organizer for appointments, contacts, and more
  108. IrfanView - Viewer with some editing features
  109. 65 Open Source Tools That Replace Popular Education Apps - Datamation.com
  110. The Free Software Directory - See categories which might be useful in student and professional endeavors
  111. FreewareTop Reviewed Free Software
  112. heart/diskBob Bowman's FREEWARE & OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE
    - See really outstanding selections here!
    - For home, office, and school

    WHERE TO FIND MORE INFORMATION:

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  113. Ten Tips for Parents of College Kids
  114. See INDEX for COPING, EDUCATION (SERIES), REFERENCES, STUDENT LINKS, etc.
  115. See INDEX for CONTINUING EDUCATION, EDUCATION (SERIES), REFERENCES, TEACHER LINKS, etc.
  116. Search the Internet using various engines and strategies listed in INDEX
    under HOW-TO GUIDES, and WEBTOOLS (for SAFE SEARCHING), etc., e.g.-

    Note to educators:   Most "kidsafe" search engines can still access other search engines which are unfiltered and that restrict users under 18 - unless they are disabled in advance - See details on Webtools Page


    For older students:
    http://www.ask.com/ - Ask.com
    http://www.bjorgul.com/ 1-Page MultiSearch Engines

ALA: Great Websites for Kids - and others

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