A MOOC is a Massive Open Online Course offering an educational experience for people who want to learn something new, either for interest and to gain knowledge, or to develop new skills for employment opportunities.
Coursera partners with top universities and organisations to offer free courses online for anyone to take. Top specialisations include Data Science, Business Foundations, Digital Marketing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
Founded by Harvard University and MIT, edX offers free, high-quality courses in Computer Science, Languages, Engineering, Writing, Biology and more.
Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organisation created with the aim of providing a free world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Lectures are provided in the form of YouTube videos.
Last Reviewed: 28/12/2017