FREE ONLINE TUTORIALS AND COURSES
Keeping up with different trends for personal, academic, and professional development can be a daunting task. Here is a list of helpful resources to get you started.
An eLearning solution for students and professionals, LearningExpress Library provides interactive tutorials, practice tests, e-books, flashcards, and articles for academic skill-building, standardized test preparations, and career development.
Digital Maine Library, Maine’s online resource provided by the Maine State Library and Maine InfoNet, grants access to LearningExpress Library. You may learn more about this resource by going to our website (https://walkerlibrary.org) and clicking the DATABASES button.
An online learning tool that provides video tutorials for several library resources. Right now, video tutorials include signing up to Facebook, using Goodreads, accessing CloudLibrary, etc.. You may access Niche Academy through Digital Maine Library.
A program of the Goodwill Community Foundation and Goodwill Industries of Eastern North Carolina, GCFglobal offers online tutorials ranging from Microsoft Office Suite to reading, math, and science-related subjects.
edX (also known as Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs)
Founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), edX is a non-profit platform for education and learning. edX serves as an aggregator for online courses offered by other universities. Most online courses, by themselves, are free; however, if you are thinking of enrolling in any of edX’s programs and degrees, such as MicroMasters or XSeries, there are fees attached.