Classroom learning is so 2012. Millions of people have turned to online sources for continuing education, free courses and skills training. Apps are a natural extension of that trend. Whether you’re a student looking for extra resources, a knowledge-hungry geek or a professional looking to pick up a practical new skill, here are 15 helpful learning apps and websites.
iTunes U is Apple’s education initiative. This app provides free online courses in a variety of subjects developed by instructors in some of the world’s leading universities. Courses come with loads of materials, such as audio, video, ebooks and more, with provisions for assignments, highlighting texts and notes to aid the student with coursework. iTunes U provides access to more than 750,000 free lectures, books and other subjects, and is an extremely accessible source of online learning if you’ve got an iOS device handy.