Age Range: All (Mostly high school level.)
What is Open Culture’s Mission?
Open Culture brings together high-quality cultural & educational media for the worldwide lifelong learning community. Web 2.0 has given us great amounts of intelligent audio and video. It’s all free. It’s all enriching. But it’s also scattered across the web, and not easy to find. Our whole mission is to centralize this content, curate it, and give you access to this high quality content whenever and wherever you want it. Free audio books, free online courses, free movies, free language lessons, free ebooks and other enriching content — it’s all here.
When you get to the website simply use the menu to access a terrific selection of free:
*Audio Books and E-Books - Enjoy fiction and literature, non-fiction, poetry, and get access to an amazing list of audio book podcast websites.
*Online Courses - Take over 250 free courses in Literature, History, Math, Science, Engineering, Economics, Political Science, Philosophy and more.
*Movies - Access free movies online, "intelligent video sites," "smart YouTube collections," and university videos.
*Foreign Language Lessons - Learn Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish and more.
You'll also finding an archive of free resources to learn about Music, Art, Science, Technology, and much, much more!
Developed in 2006, by the Director & Associate Dean of Stanford University's Continuing Studies Program and some terrific techies, this site is dedicated to "bringing relevant, perspective-changing information to large audiences."