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

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    1. The George Washington University

    Program Options

    Certificate
      • Graduate Certificate in Multimedia Development
      • Graduate Certificate in Multimedia 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
  • Campus and Online Programs
    3. 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)
      • B.S. - Media Communications
      • B.S. - Web Design and Development
      • B.S. - Digital Cinematography
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Purdue University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Communication
    Certificate
      • Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication Management
  • Online Programs Available
    5. ECPI University

    Program Options

    Certificate
      • Web Design & Dev
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Kaplan University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BBA: New Media and Internet Marketing
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • M.A. in Communication with an Emphasis in Education
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Johns Hopkins University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Communication
    Certificate
      • Post-Bachelor's Certificate in Applied Research for Communication
  • Campus and Online Programs
    9. Judson University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration - Digital Marketing - Online
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Colorado State University Global

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BS - Communication

Featured Schools

The George Washington University

  • Graduate Certificate in Multimedia Development

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American University

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

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Full Sail University

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

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Purdue University

  • Master of Science in Communication
  • Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication Management

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ECPI University

  • Web Design & Dev

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Kaplan University

  • BBA: New Media and Internet Marketing

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Grand Canyon University

  • M.A. in Communication with an Emphasis in Education

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Johns Hopkins University

  • Master of Arts in Communication
  • Post-Bachelor's Certificate in Applied Research for Communication

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