Online learning sites to boost your career

Online learning sites are really very helpful to learn a new skill or improve your current skill even when you are doing any job.

If you have not decided yet, what do you want to learn, please decide it first and if you have already decided what you want to learn then read this article. This article will help you to find the best online learning sites for you.

Now, the question arises from where you should start your online learning courses?

There are plenty of online learning sites available which give job oriented training and here we listed some good online learning sites where you can learn and improve yourself.

So let’s go –

Coursera

Coursera is an online learning platform founded in 2012 by Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller and it offers massive open online courses with costs between US$39-79 per month. Most of the courses offer a 7-days free trial, after that, you will be billed. It includes many courses and some of the top online courses from Coursera are algorithms, machine learning, data analysis with python, financial markets, the science of everyday leadership, etc.

Courses are available on a subscription basis and individuals purchase both. It has more than 200 partners all over the world and it mainly works with universities and colleges, corporates, and the government sector.

Treehouse

Treehouse is a kind of online technology school that offers advanced courses in web design, web development, mobile development, etc. They have an expert team of teachers with 37,000 active paying members and has four different tech degrees — Front-End Web Development, Full Stack JavaScript, Python Web Development, and iOS Development. Tech degree is available for $199 per month that’s not much expensive. It also provides video-based lessons to learn coding skills for a career in the tech industry.

Udemy

Udemy stands for Academy for you. It’s an American online learning platform that is developed in May 2010 aimed for professionals, adults, and students. Now it has more than 50 million students and 57,000 instructors teaching courses available in it over 65 languages. Udemy also offers free courses on how to build your own course. The best feature of Udemy courses is that once you buy them they are accessible for a lifetime. They do not get expired or don’t have a specific time duration for which they are valid or usable.

Bloc

Bloc is an online coding bootcamp including web development, mobile development and design. It incorporates 1-on-1 mentorship and separated into two phases: foundation and a building real projects phase. Bloc offers two scholarships: Bloc’s Veterans Scholarship(for the military community) and Bloc’s diversity scholarship (for females). In the blocs, students are paired with an experienced mentor who provides support and guidance throughout the curriculum using Skype.

Launch School

Launch School is a coding academy that offers job-guarantee career courses including many topics like React Js, AngularJS, Rails, Git, Github, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Ruby. It focuses on the training of students in full-stack web development and is estimated to take 500-800 hours to complete. The cost starts from $199 per month and guide students through the prerequisite knowledge necessary before starting the courses.

Udacity

Udacity is an educational organization that offers massive open online courses (around 200) and definitely it will help you to build your portfolio which contains different applications or projects which require main skills. Udacity courses are more expensive than others but don’t worry, if you cannot afford it, there are plenty of courses on the platform, materials (videos, assignments, forums, etc) for free.

Pluralsight

Pluralsight is an American online education platform that offers a variety of courses related to IT field and creative professionals. The plan is priced at $29 per month or $299 for annual billing with 6,000+ courses and gives the opportunity to learn from it. It provides hands-on in a virtual lab environment to subscribed members to new coding languages.

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning was previously known as Lynda.com, offers high-quality video courses taught by industry experts in software, creative, and business skills. It is a subsidiary of LinkedIn but Microsoft acquired LinkedIn in December 2016. It is available as a Premium monthly subscription for $29.99, plus taxes or as an annual subscription for $299.88, plus taxes. It offers different certificates for individual and enterprise learners. It is a subscription-based platform, you have to pay monthly and access all the courses.

Skillshare

Skillshare is an American online learning community with interactive learning sessions. Yes! Skillshare is available for free but for a premium subscription, the monthly package costs $15 per month with different types of courses like web design, mobile development, animation / GIFs, Instagram, social media, calligraphy, photoshop, Photography, etc.

Everyone has an opinion on the best way to learn or teach.

The important thing is your skills are your most valuable asset. They can help you qualify for jobs you want and get promoted to more advanced positions. I am sure that these courses will help you find a great path according to your skills.

So let’s get started on your learning journey from today.

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