EdX

edX (Free Educational App)

edX is an application for mobile devices that allows users to stream courses and lectures from world-leading experts anywhere, as long as they have an internet or cellular connection. edX offers content from academics at Harvard, Berkeley, and MIT on the arts, sciences, languages, and humanities. The app also contains basic tutorials and quizzes for users, to test what they've learnt. View full description

PROS

  • Great courses
  • Free tuition

CONS

  • STEM focused
  • Weaker in some areas

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edX is an application for mobile devices that allows users to stream courses and lectures from world-leading experts anywhere, as long as they have an internet or cellular connection. edX offers content from academics at Harvard, Berkeley, and MIT on the arts, sciences, languages, and humanities. The app also contains basic tutorials and quizzes for users, to test what they've learnt.

A World-Class Education edX provides users with the chance to take courses designed by professional academics in Big Data, Biology, English, Math, Robotics, Programming, Statistics, and many other subjects. Teaching is provided via multi-user MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). The lectures available have been put together by field leaders from over 70 different institutions. The app is aimed at reaching everyone. Content can be scaled. There is material suitable for both absolute beginners and industry experts brushing up on the latest advancements. Nevertheless, the app is recommended for those over 12 years of age. Most of the courses offered are college level. The app itself mostly contains video recorded lectures and multimedia content. There is still a significant reading component to most courses. Course discussion forums also allow you to work through any problems with fellow students.

Mobile Teaching

Whether you're too busy working to return to university, looking to broaden your horizons, or seeking a way to advance your chances in life, edX can offer the free educational content you need.