Interested in history? Fascinated with physics? Want to get a Harvard (or Berkeley or Yale) education without leaving the Island? Or, do you want to know how to build a mini hovercraft? eLearning opens up these opportunities to anyone with the time and a computer with internet access.
Recently, Bill Hogan of the AARP Bulletin posted an article about eLearning, or Lifelong Learning, called How to Learn Just About Anything Online – for Free, check out Hogan's article on the AARP web site.
According to Wikipedia:
E-learning is essentially the computer and network-enabled transfer of skills and knowledge. E-learning applications and processes include Web-based learning, computer-based learning, virtual classroom opportunities and digital collaboration. Content is delivered via the Internet, intranet/extranet, audio or video tape, satellite TV, and CD-ROM. It can be self-paced or instructor-led and includes media in the form of text, image, animation, streaming video and audio.
Below are listed some interesting web sites dedicated to lifelong learning.