Guidance to e-learning Institutions
Science has no longer a monopoly on the market without others. The temporal and spatial presence of the teacher and the student is no longer required other light in the presence of the Internet. This beautiful world of the internet has become a necessity for a quality life. Like that the water is the necessity of life. What I learned through the Internet education surpassed all of my studies in the master’s and bachelor’s levels combined. I talk about the greatness of the content in terms of quantity and quality. As the materials and courses can be selected without requirements, certificates, or prior experience. Moreover, with the most qualified trainers around the world and the appropriate times, even how much older you are.
Through this article will review the best open Internet educational Institutions. Which give, mostly, certificates of attendance, tests, and direct communication with trainers. Also, provide free academic curricula, some of which are paid at nominal prices. More, linking with their original sites, I start with the most prominent Arab Institutions.
Nudras.com, started in 2011 with the special idea of training in the field of technology in the Middle East. Especially, when they noticed, the students who could not speak English. Students facing the extreme difficulty of acquiring new skills. From there, a long journey began to set quality standards for technical video lessons. Then, they design and build an Arabic Institution capable of offering lessons and courses in Arabic.
Aldarayn Charitable Society sponsors the aldarayn.com website. The members of the charity take care of all website expenses. Aldarayn Academy is the first Arab academy open to provide a free education service on the Internet. Al Darain Academy is different because it still offers its courses in the traditional way. To communicate directly, it is providing a virtual room on the Internet for lecturers and students.
Doroub is a major Saudi national initiative sponsored by the Saudi Human Resources Fund Hadaf. Doroob works to meet the needs of the Saudi labor market by developing the skills of students, job seekers. Specially, those wishing to develop their skills and career level to advanced degrees.
Moreover, Duroub is a comprehensive program, as it begins with providing Internet Education courses. In addition, obtaining accredited certificates recognized by major companies in the Kingdom. This makes, holders of these certificates, to make the decision on a priority basis direct employment.
Edraak is an Arab Internet Education for open-source group courses. It was established at the initiative of the Queen Rania Foundation for Education and Development. Moreover, this is keen to make all efforts and endeavors to contribute to placing the Arab world at the forefront in the field of education. So that they become the cornerstones for the development and prosperity of peoples.
In addition, this Institution provides two types of Internet education. Firstly, continuing education, which consists of courses in various sciences subjects. Secondly, a section specialized in academic education to help students from the first to the third high school.
Edlal is an Arab Institution for sharing knowledge and skills. It starts from the Sultanate of Oman to the Arab world. The basic idea of the Edlal Institution was to refine the skills of Omani youth according to the needs of the labor market. Moreover, in line with the current and future benefits of the market. Hence, you will find that the educational materials on this Institution will revolve around the knowledge economy. It is focusing on programming and technology disciplines, design and digital media, as well as leadership, skills, and other areas.
Rwaq Institution is an electronic educational Institution. It is interested in providing free academic study materials in the Arabic language in various fields and disciplines. Materials provided by distinguished academics from different parts of the Arab world. They are keen to expand the circle of beneficiaries of their specialized scientific and knowledge stock. As they strive to deliver it to those outside the walls of universities.
Moreover, whether you are a university student seeking to develop knowledge in your field of specialization. Either, you are a busy employee but you have a curiosity for knowledge exploration in a specialization in any field. Then, you are a person who enjoys learning and enhancing knowledge for its own sake. You would get the material that like you. Also, follow its weekly lectures, and interact with the lecturers and classmates wherever you are. Lastly, at the time which suits you best, you get it all for free via Rawaq.
Maharah is an Arabic training Institution that includes courses on everything. Here everyone can teach and learn. Maharah is a new initiative after Rawaq and Jannah. It was developed by designating the Riwaq Institution as a completely independent project.
Rawaq, Jannah, and Mahara are the founders of a series of electronic projects initiative. They developed these initiatives with the aim to promote easy access to education, training, and knowledge in the Arab world.
Coursat is an Arabic site that collects free courses spread on the Internet in both Arabic and English languages. In all academic fields for free while preserving the property rights of their owners. More indexes them in a simple and smooth manner for easy access for every student and teacher.
This site collects educational courses in one place with especially focusing on technical courses in particular. Additionally, the site currently provides access to more than a thousand courses and educational courses. Indeed, that courses containing more than 32 thousand educational video clips of more than 9,000 hours in length.
Moreover, the site relies mainly on YouTube. A form where it brings courses in the fields of operating systems, programming languages, databases, game development, hardware, networks, web development, and others.
Also, the site offers a search engine that allows easy and quick access to any course available on it. That relies on simplicity in the interfaces. More, you can also create an account in it. Particularly, to follow the course of lessons, arrange them and take advantage of all the site’s features.
Tamkeen Training Foundation is a pioneering project in providing training. In various fields particularly, professionally, remotely, and on the ground in Syria and the Arab world. It aspires to develop the skills and critical thinking of individuals. So that, they to contribute to forming an empowered generation capable of advancing society.
It is the first Institution ever specialized in Islamic Sharia sciences. This institution is affiliated with the Islamic Open Academy. Which is licensed since 1425 AH (2005) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Moreover, it is under the supervision of His Excellency the Minister of Islamic Affairs Sheikh Saleh Al-Sheikh. Also, under the management of Dr. Rashid Al-Zahrani. Besides, it teaches an elite From the Council of Senior Scholars and Academics. Importantly, the Academy, through the Scientific Building Institution, made it possible for all those who wish to seek legal knowledge to join.
However, the Scientific Institution provides an honorary certificate. That contains recommendations of the most senior scholars of the Islamic Academy. Specially, after the student has successfully passed all the certificate materials.
Hsoub Academy provides high-quality articles and specialized lessons in the Arabic language. It focuses mainly on teaching technology and business management in its various branches. Additionally, it provides the beneficiary with specialized certificates and explanations for the use of programs and applications.
A special search engine for courses published in Arab educational Institutions- English-English Institution. An Institution specialized in collecting everything related to learning English from courses, dictionaries, and tools.
There are many distinct Arab initiatives, like, Saudi Electronic University. Which is one of the initiatives of the Saudi Ministry of Education which grants bachelor’s and higher diplomas through accredited online learning. Importantly, the first forerunner Arab Open University, which is still one of the pioneers of online education in the country.
Dear readers, here is a group of foreign academics that are rich in the definition. Indeed, they are stronger in their content than Arab Institutions. Owing to the precedence in the field of e-learning and the strength of the academic bodies behind them.
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Following are the description of the sites from different sources:
EdX is an open online teaching website. It was established by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in cooperation with Harvard University in May 2012. The purpose is to present educational lectures at the university level in many fields of science. Including engineering, physics, chemistry, and others, and spreading them around the world in English and other languages.
Importantly, institutes are spending $ 30 million to provide educational programs. Above all, it offering free online to all. The project began with the publication of the topic Circuits and Electronics in December 2011 by MITx, MIT’s open online program.
There are 29 schools that either offer lectures or are in the process of educational studies on the edX website.
Udemy is a distinguished educational site in providing paid and free specialized educational courses. Additionally, it offers online courses with an online education system. Also, it provides its services in many languages and from all countries of the world. In addition, it also provides wide opportunities for students and learners to obtain the courses they want, whether free or paid courses. They obtain a certificate from the Udemy Institution, as the site’s services are directed to teachers and learners.
The Udemy Institution and the digital education revolution, this article published on TechWorld describes the greatness of this Institution.
The first Institution within online and open learning sites with the ability to obtain an accredited certificate. But this is a course with a subscription fee. Unlike, the free course that you take for free but without a certificate.
Coursera an Internet Educational Institution for courses from various universities and international institutes. The Institution aims to provide unlimited learning opportunities for the best educational content in the world.
The site includes more than 1,350 courses in various fields. More than 135 universities and institutions participate in providing these courses. The most prominent of which are:
- University of Washington
- Stanford University
- University of Michigan
- University of Geneva
- The University of Tokyo
- The University of Melbourne
After registering on the site, you can subscribe to any of the courses. That you want to learn and watch the course content for free. The content consists of videos divided into several points in addition to questions and exercises at the end of each semester.
In addition, there is a discussion forum between the students and the lecturer. You can ask any questions related to the course. This part of the learning process is completely free.
But to obtain a certificate of completion of the course here, you need to pay a sum of money. That varies from one course to another. Moreover, if you are unable to pay the certificate fees, you can apply to the financial aid program that allows you to obtain the certificate for free after filling out the service form.
CourseGuru is an Australian Institution that offers courses and lessons. This Institution provides excellent tools for communication between the trainer and students.
Khan Academy is a non-profit educational institution. It established in 2006, by Salman Khan. Its goal is to provide high-quality education to anyone, anywhere. Moreover, the website offers more than 3,700 small lectures via videos stored on YouTube. That to teach mathematics, history, finance, physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, and economics.
The Khan Academy is one of the largest educational communities in terms of providing the content.
FutureLearn is an educational Institution in English, French, and more. Containing all the materials, that you are looking for in the best universities around the world. In addition, registration is free, but obtaining the certificate requires payment.
Lynda is a privately held, online learning company. That offers courses and video courses in software, creative and business skills. It was founded in 1995. The company produces video courses provided by industry experts.
Also, members will get unlimited access to the videos provided by the company. The company also offers courses in German, French, and Spanish through its video3brain company. The company is headquartered in Carpenteria, California, and has more than 550 employees worldwide.