With the beginning of a new month come new promises of improving yourself and getting out of your comfort zone. In May, take up the challenge of learning brand new things on Eliademy!
At Eliademy, we’ve prepared you a selection of 3 free online courses which have already received awesome reviews to help you choose what to learn. Now it’s up to you to challenge yourself to improve your knowledge online!
1/ Road to the Free Digital Society – by Vitaly Repin, in collaboration with Richard M. Stallman
Road to the Free Digital Society just started this week and will last until June 7 2015.
It is an online course of Vitaly Repin, founder and CEO of the dynamic Finnish start-up Metida Print. Vitaly started his career at Nokia Open Source Operations in 2007 and truly believes in software freedom and collaboration. His personal credo “Dare to be wise” tells us much about his interest in e-learning, as well as the energy he put into making this outstanding online course.
He teaches it in collaboration with world-famous software freedom activist and computer programmer Richard M. Stallman. Richard M. Stallman is the president and founder of the Free Software Foundation and is at the head of the free software movement since 1983. Passionate expert, Richard M. Stallman has dedicated his life on liberating source code and making it available to all.
Through Road to the Free Digital Society, Vitaly Repin and Richard M. Stallman address such questions as how we define software freedom, what human rights in computing are, what software licenses are, how we contribute to the Free Digital Society, etc.
Open for everyone, this course will be of interest to you no matter your background!
2/ Digital Marketing for Developers – by Alan Mendelevich (AppCademy Online)
Building an app and monetize it is no easy business! While building the application is a hard task, the marketing part may be as hard for developers, who are not always used to deal with customers. The course Digital Marketing for Developers provides a brief yet rich introduction to Digital Marketing with examples familiar to developers. It will help you build useful applications, spread the word about them and get new users. By taking this 6 module-course, you will learn about how to find out which application to build, how to monetize it, how to publish it, how to maintain and increase your online presence and how to advertise your app.
Digital Marketing for Developers is taught by Alan Mendelevich, a seasoned software developer, who has delivered many talks on Windows Phone development, marketing and monetization at different events in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland and the UK. The course is offered by AppCademy Online, the online version of the AppCademy Acceleration Camp, a 4-week training camp managed by Aalto University (Espoo, Finland). Developed in collaboration between AppCampus and Eliademy, AppCademy Online consists of a serie of short online courses of which many are available for free on our e-learning platform.
3/ Learn to Build Mobile Apps from Scratch – by Eduonix Learning Solutions
Who has never dreamt of building his own app which will solve his particular problem?
You don’t have much experience with programming? No problem, Eduonix teaches you how to build mobile apps from scratch!
Eduonix Learning Solutions is a well-known training organization, which strives to provide the best and most effective learning environment to everyone. Its vision is to “bring quality skill building content and world class learning experience to everyone using both online and offline mediums” and it wants to “add fun and joy back to learning”. In line with this vision, it uses our e-learning platform Eliademy to deliver some of its courses.
In the course Learn to Build Mobile Apps from Scratch, you have the chance to learn to use web technologies to create Mobile apps which runs on all popular platforms like Android, iOS and Windows Phone. All you need is a PC or a Mac with internet connection. No prior knowledge is assumed, which is truly an asset for this course targeted at beginners in programming. Thoroughly thought, this course contains 33 lectures and over 7.5 hours of content!
To review the courses we recommended you last month, click here.
If you want to enroll in an online course, you can also take a look at Eliademy’s Catalog of Courses, where you will find content on all topics. Good learning!