UDACITY-BEST WEBSITE FOR FREE DISTANCE LEARNING ONLINE COURSES
UDACITY(udacity.com)-BEST FREE DISTANCE LEARNING ONLINE COURSES WEBSITE
Today we shall introduce you with a wonderful website for free online learning courses. Udacity is one of the best renowned website which offer wide range of distance learning online courses. Some online courses are 100 percent free while other are available at affordable price. One thing which i want to clear in beginning that i am writing this introductory article about Udacity because Dr Attaur Rehman ex chairman Higher Eduction Commission has praised the Udacity in oe of his column and he was thinking about to launch a site like Udacity in Pakistan but unfortunately he was removed from his post. Udacity offers online courses about IT, Computer Programming, Physics, Statistics, Psychology, Web Development, Hardware and Mobile Web development. Most of the online courses are related to higher education.
All udacity online courses have been developed by industry leaders and leading education experts of relevant fields. All distance learning courses are very flexible and you can take admission in any distance learning course round the year. Projects are the integral part of these online courses which can add to your portfolio. You can complete your desired course according to your own schedule and pace. These course include quizzes, video lectures, assignment, exercises and projects. Quizzes and puzzles help you in learning process while your project will show your skill to your expected employers. You will have to solve a problem at the end of each lesson which enables you to check your progress.
In paid online courses you are provided a personal coach who guides you in completing your course work and project. There are three main classes of udacity’s distance learning courses i.e
You can get admission in as much online courses as you like at a time. Duration of different distance learning courses varies from each other but it largely depends upon students that how much time they take to complete the course. Active learners who dedicate minimum five hours weekly to their studies can complete their course earlier than the expected time. Primary medium of instruction in udacity is English but some online courses are also available in Spanish, Chinese, French and Portuguese languages. Certificate is issued after final exams but in some cases final project is considered as final assessment
Students who are not enrolled in paid online courses can get help through their course forum. While the paid students can get help of coaches and coaches can guide you in following languages, Spanish, French, Bulgarian, Mandarin Chinese, Marathi and Hindi. Hindi very much resembles with Urdu, so Pakistani students can get the help of coaches in Urdu too. Ex students of udacity are working in 500 companies(including Google and Oracle) as software engineer, data scientists, instructors and web developers. Udacity is an American well known website and its certificate will help you in finding a reasonable job. You must visit the website of udacity to explore the catalog of courses for finding a suitable course for you. Our government should also launch such online learning website according to the plan of Dr Attaur Rehman. Stay in touch with your favorite website and its face book page for latest alerts about distance learning and online courses .