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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

    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 -
  13. Yale now also offers free non-credit courses, lectures, notes online - See download options
  14. Take Open Courses From Top Universities -
  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 -
  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 -
  27. How to Get the Most Out of A MOOC - MN&R


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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. 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
  38. 100+ Sources for Free Books & Texts Online - Distance
  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


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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
  53. Christian Colleges Links
  54. College Scholarships, Colleges and Online Degrees - Also see GPA Calculator
  55. The Best Scholarship Search Platforms of 2018 -
  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
  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
  67. Cyber Degrees - Unbiased Cyber Degree Information - Cyber Degree Hub
  68. Scholarship via
  69. 2017 Most Affordable Online Christian Colleges
  70. 2017 List of Accredited Online Christian Colleges
  71. Affordable Online MBA Programs
  72. Cyber Degrees - Unbiased Cyber Degree Information - Cyber Degree Hub
  73. Online Student's Guide to Financial Aid - Maryville Online


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  74. College Terminology
  75. Teacher Glossary of Terms in Teaching - From higher education section of teAchology
  76. Web U.S. Higher Education
  77. Helpful College Web Links - SVUSD
  78. IPL: Higher Education
  79. - Find degrees, compare degrees, see about degree mills, etc.
  80. Helping Students Survive College - Browse our 334 Student Success Topics
  81. Online Learning - Courtesy of
  82. Distance Learning & Education
  83. College Prep 101 - Free download of prep questions - per various grade levels
  84. How to Do Research - Graduate-level links
  85. Graduate Student Resources (UFL)
  86. Distance Education General Resources
  87. 12 Grad School Survival Tips - Fastweb
  88. College Sports Links
  89. College Tips Home
  90. Top 10 College Professor Tips - See related tips topic list
  91. Tips From a College Professor for Taking Multiple Guess Tests - From™
  92. Get to Know Your College Professors - See advantages from CollegeBoard - Inspiring Minds™
  93. College Survival: Not-the-13th-Grade
  94. 25 Tips to Help You Survive and Thrive Your Freshman Year - Tips from Quintessential Careers™
  95. 88 Surefire Tips for Succeeding in College - OEDB
  96. The Most Useful Web Tools - Articles by®
  97. College level search engines
  98. Thesis Help: 99+ Free Tools to Save Time - Courtesy of Smart Study
  99. Degree Guidebook List - Insights that empower learning - Courtesy of Context

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


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  106. Windows Open Source Software - Over 2,000 pages at
  107. Task Coach - Free open source todo manager & much more
  108. See Star Office and other free suites which have word processors, spreadsheets, etc.
  109. QV, the graphic viewer/converter for JPEG, BMP, GIF and TIFF files - Cyril Cambien
  110. Open Contacts™ - Advanced address & contacts book - portable version available
  111. E-Z Contact Book - Freeware
  112. Chaos Manager - Organizer for appointments, contacts, and more
  113. IrfanView - Viewer with some editing features
  114. 65 Open Source Tools That Replace Popular Education Apps -
  115. The Free Software Directory - See categories which might be useful in student and professional endeavors
  116. FreewareTop Reviewed Free Software
  117. heart/diskBob Bowman's FREEWARE & OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE
    - See really outstanding selections here!
    - For home, office, and school


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  118. Ten Tips for Parents of College Kids
  121. 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: - 1-Page MultiSearch Engines

ALA: Great Websites for Kids - and others

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