Life-long Learning

VIDEOS
Ben Dunlap – The Lifelong Learner

WEBSITES, NEWSLETTERS, and PERIODICALS
Open Culture  Website dedicated to providing free cultural and educational media. Has links to MOOCs, online courses, language lessons, movies, among other resources.

Reddit: LifeLong Learning  This page provides a forum for people interested in lifelong learning to post and share free resources on a variety of subjects in order to assist lifelong learners.

TED Studies  Based from the content of TED talks, TED studies provides an educational, curated video series with introductory and summary essays on a wide range of topics.

TOOLS & APPS
Open Culture: 10 Power Tools for Lifelong Learners (Article)

Advantage EDU: 100 Useful, Free Web Tools for Lifelong Learners. This mega list of 100 free web tools and sites will grant you access to courses at Harvard Medical School and MIT, social media sites that connect you to bookworms, videos and podcasts about everything from medical news to politics, government resources, and a lot more. The best part? Everything is free, and there’s no grading involved.

iTunes Scholar – Search the iTunes scholar library for a wide range of free college lectures (both audio and video recordings) from universities around the world spanning a wide breadth of topics, from marine biology, to anthropology, to languages. And a list of the good stuff from The Do It Yourself Scholar.

ARTICLES and BOOKS
Lifehack: 15 Steps to Cultivate Lifelong Learning. Tips for installing the habit of lifelong learning.

NY Times: A Sharper Mind, Middle Age and Beyond

NY Times: Lifelong Learning: Times Ideas and Resources for Keeping Your Brain Sharp.

PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES
Interested in professional resources? Check out Advantage EDU’s article under the ‘Apps and Tools’ category for a range of resources