Top Audio and Video Educational Resources for Lifelong Learning

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Lifelong learning is possible for everyone thanks to the many free audio and video resources located around the web. Here is a list of some of the best audio and video education that can be found online.
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Audio Educational Resources

Free Audio Books

Education

University Podcasts

University

  • Yale Netcasts - Podcasts on a wide range of topics from Yale's many schools
  • Knowledge at Wharton - Huge collection of news and lecture podcasts from the University of Pennsylvania
  • Stanford University - Faculty lectures, interviews and other podcasts from Stanford available through iTunes
  • HBR IdeaCast - Harvard Business School's podcast features commentary and ideas from leaders in business and management

Other Education Podcasts

Audio

  • NOVA Podcasts - Four different audio and video podcasts from NOVA
  • NPR Podcast Directory - Educational podcasts on hot topics from National Public Radio
  • The Education Podcast Network - Podcast programming from educators around the world
  • Podcast Alley - Education podcasts from various sources
  • Podfeed Education podcasts for everyone, from preschoolers to PHDs

Video Educational Resources

General Education Videos

General

  • Discovery Education Streaming Video - 30-day free trial gives you access to nearly 10,000 full length education videos segmented into 77,000 content-specific clips
  • Discovery Channel Video - Watch full episodes and clips of Mythbusters, Survivorman and other Discovery Channel televisions shows and specials
  • Discovery Video Screening Room - Short video clips for kids on every topic imaginable
  • About.com Video - About.com (part of The New York Times Company) has an entire library of educational and how to videos in a wide range of categories, including food, health, home and garden, computers, parenting, travel, business and sports
  • Moving Image Archive - More than 80,000 free videos and films covering a very wide range of topics, including news and public affairs, technology, art, history and science

Free Science Education Videos

Science

Free History Education Videos

History

Popular Schools

  • Campus and Online Programs
    1. Full Sail University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Fine Arts - Media Design
      • M.S. - Internet Marketing
      • M.S. - New Media Journalism
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Media Communications (Campus)
      • B.S. - Digital Arts and Design
      • BS - Simulation and Visualization (Campus)
      • BS - Sportscasting (Campus)
      • B.S. - Media Communications
      • B.S. - Web Design and Development
  • Online Programs Available
    2. American University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Strategic Communication
      • Master of Arts in Strategic Communication - Advocacy and Social Impact Concentration
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Regent University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Film and TV
      • Master of Arts in Film and TV - Producing
      • Master of Arts in Film and TV - Script Writing
      • Master of Arts in Communication
      • Master of Arts in Communication - Political Communication
      • Master of Arts in Communication - Strategic Communication
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Advertising and Public Relations
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Internet and Social Media
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Rhetoric and Public Culture
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Strategic Communication
      • Bachelor of Arts in English - Communication
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Johns Hopkins University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Communication
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    5. Lincoln Tech

    Program Options

    Certificate
      • Broadcast Technology
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Penn Foster

    Program Options

    Certificate
      • Career Diploma - Web Page Designer
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Kaplan University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BBA: New Media and Internet Marketing
  • Campus and Online Programs
    8. The Art Institutes

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Design & Media Management (MA)
      • Computer Animation (MFA)
    Bachelor's
      • Computer Animation (BFA)
      • Media Arts & Animation (BFA)
      • Media Arts & Animation (BS)
      • Media Arts & Animation (BA)
      • Design & Technical Graphics (BS)
      • Digital Filmmaking & Video Production (BFA)
    Associate's
      • Digital Filmmaking & Video Production (AAS)
      • Digital Filmmaking & Video Production (AS)
      • Graphic & Web Design (AAS)
      • Graphic Design (AAS)
      • Graphic Design (AS)
      • Digital Filmmaking & Video Production (AA)
    Certificate
      • Web Design & Interactive Communications (C)
    High School Diploma
      • Web Design & Development (D)
      • Web Design & Interactive Communications (D)
      • Web Design (D)
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Colorado State University Global

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BS - Communication
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Queens University of Charlotte

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Communication - General
      • Master of Arts in Communication - Integrated Digital Strategy Concentration
      • Master of Arts in Communication - Undecided

Featured Schools

Full Sail University

  • Master of Fine Arts - Media Design
  • M.S. - Internet Marketing
  • BS - Media Communications (Campus)
  • B.S. - Digital Arts and Design

What is your highest level of education?

American University

  • Master of Arts in Strategic Communication
  • Master of Arts in Strategic Communication - Advocacy and Social Impact Concentration

What is your highest level of education?

Regent University

  • Master of Arts in Film and TV
  • Master of Arts in Film and TV - Producing
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Advertising and Public Relations

What is your highest level of education completed?

Johns Hopkins University

  • Master of Arts in Communication

What is your highest level of education?

Lincoln Tech

  • Broadcast Technology

What year did you graduate High School / Receive GED?

Penn Foster

  • Career Diploma - Web Page Designer

What is your highest level of education?

Kaplan University

  • BBA: New Media and Internet Marketing

Which subject are you interested in?

The Art Institutes

  • Design & Media Management (MA)
  • Computer Animation (BFA)
  • Digital Filmmaking & Video Production (AAS)
  • Web Design & Interactive Communications (C)
  • Web Design & Development (D)

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