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Post by johndle » Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:24 pm

Came across these a while back when doing
updating Computor Skills Course
May be of help to a few

http://www.gcflearnfree.org/

http://www.instructables.com/



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Post by Strum » Mon Nov 14, 2011 8:02 pm

Great links John. I may try some homemade Bread! :D



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Post by keeper » Mon Nov 14, 2011 8:35 pm

Interesting links Johndle, going for the croc pot meal meself !! think I could just about manage to make that !!! seriously though there are some interesting subjects on there.



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Re: Free Educational Sites

Post by Denis Cromie » Tue Nov 15, 2011 9:25 am

Yeh goods ones Johndle. :D



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Post by Holla » Tue Nov 15, 2011 1:28 pm

Cheers thanks for sharing



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Post by grammer » Tue Nov 15, 2011 7:02 pm

Good links JD


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ALISON.COM

Post by Rocker » Thu Nov 28, 2013 10:54 am

This morning I was listening to Pat Kenny interviewing a chap called Mike Feerick..(I worked with a clever girl called Carmel Feerick so I sharpened my ear).Mike Feerick came across as a most ordinary and interesting fellow. Here is a Wikipedia note about his background,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Feerick

what grabbed me is he mentored with Chuck Feeney an American philanthropist whom I came across in my days in tourism...some man who spent most of his money on good causes and funded so many Irish,
Feerick has founded ALISON a free educational tool...God, how I would have loved something like this in my youth...I left school after the Leaving and had no prospect of further education working from dawn to dusk to make a few bob...but, now the world is the children's oyster
check it out it is FREE

http://alison.com/


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Post by Sinead » Thu Nov 28, 2013 7:56 pm

My God Rocher, you got a pension from school. I did Primary and
then 2 years in the Tech!

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Post by Dancer » Thu Nov 28, 2013 11:37 pm

Another good site for free online courses is https://www.coursera.org/ courses require 4/6 hours study per week and they run for 5-12 weeks.
There's lots of interesting topics - something for everyone :D



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Post by Rocker » Sun Dec 29, 2013 10:50 am

Every time I go throught this GSI website i learn something else....

Geology for everyone...check it out...

http://www.gsi.ie/Education/Geology+for+Everyone/


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Post by Rocker » Fri Jul 04, 2014 12:00 am

I signed up for a free course at Trinity and they are now sending detils of other courses,


This week our university partners have added 13 free online courses to FutureLearn.com. Why not forward this to your friends to see if there is a course that they would enjoy?

New courses

Digital Marketing: Challenges and Insights, University of Southampton, 13 October
Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds: Maritime Archaeology, University of Southampton, 6 October
How to Succeed at: Writing Applications, The University of Sheffield, 6 October
How to Succeed at: Interviews, The University of Sheffield, 3 November
Basic Science: Understanding Numbers, The Open University, 18 August
Liver Disease: Looking after your Liver, University of Birmingham, 27 October
Shakespeare and his World, The University of Warwick, 29 September
The Secret Power of Brands, University of East Anglia, 20 October
The Mind is Flat: The Shocking Shallowness of Human Psychology, The University of Warwick, 13 October
Archaeology of Portus: Exploring the Lost Harbour of Ancient Rome, University of Southampton, early 2015
Innovation and Enterprise, Loughborough University, 20 October
Preparing for Uni, University of East Anglia, 13 October
Discover Dentistry, The University of Sheffield, 13 October
Current and upcoming courses

England in the time of King Richard III, University of Leicester, 30 June
Starting a Business: Realise your Vision, University of Leeds, 30 June
Study Skills for International Students, University of East Anglia, 30 June
Developing your Research Project, University of Southampton, 7 July
Back by popular demand

Exploring our Oceans, University of Southampton, 27 October
Web Science: How the Web is Changing the World , University of Southampton, 6 October
Corpus Linguistics: Method, Analysis, Interpretation, Lancaster University, 29 September
Begin Programming: Build your First Mobile Game, University of Reading, 20 October
Getting a Grip on Mathematical Symbolism, Loughborough University, 15 September
Since May we have also dramatically expanded our global presence welcoming 11 new partners to FutureLearn, all eager to create more free courses for you to learn from. These new partners include: the National Film and Television School, University of Groningen from the Netherlands, University of Cape Town from South Africa and Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China, to name just a few.

FutureLearners worldwide are sharing their experiences on Facebook and Twitter, why not come and join in the conversation. We are trying to spread the word about FutureLearn so every ‘like’ really does matter! You can find us on Facebook and on Twitter @FutureLearn.

Finally, we are excited to let you know that you are part of a community of nearly 400,000 FutureLearners from virtually every country around the world. Please keep sending us your stories from wherever you are to yourstories@futurelearn.com.


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Re: Free Educational Sites

Post by Micheál » Fri Jul 04, 2014 9:00 am

Suits you Rocker
Rocker wrote: ...

Geology for everyone...



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Post by grammer » Fri Jul 04, 2014 9:54 am

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
DIY -dont try this at home-
Discover Dentistry, The University of Sheffield, 13 October
Current and upcoming courses


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Post by Rocker » Fri Jul 04, 2014 10:10 am

Read about this young man Harry McCann...a few months ago i heard an interview with him on the radio and forgot his name just found him again. He is so impressive . Get all your children and grandchildren interested in coding. It is the future.

http://www.digitaltimes.ie/innovation-dt/18216/


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