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. - New Media Journalism
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Computer Animation (Campus)
      • BS - Media Communications (Campus)
      • BS - Web Design and Development (Campus)
      • BS - Graphic Design (Campus)
      • B.S. - Digital Arts and Design
      • BS - Simulation and Visualization (Campus)
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Regent University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Ph.D. in Communication
    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
    3. Colorado Christian University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Communication Studies, B.A.
    Associate's
      • Communication Studies, A.A.
  • Online Programs Available
    4. New England College

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BA in Communication/Media Studies
      • BA in Communication/Journalism
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Purdue University Global

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BBA: New Media and Internet Marketing
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Penn Foster High School

    Program Options

    High School Diploma
      • HS Diploma
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Liberty University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MA: Communication
  • Evanston, IL

    Northwestern University

  • Online Programs Available
    9. American University

    Program Options

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

Featured Schools

Full Sail University

  • Master of Fine Arts - Media Design
  • M.S. - New Media Journalism
  • BS - Computer Animation (Campus)
  • BS - Media Communications (Campus)

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Regent University

  • Ph.D. in Communication
  • Master of Arts in Film and TV
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies

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Colorado Christian University

  • Communication Studies, B.A.
  • Communication Studies, A.A.

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New England College

  • BA in Communication/Media Studies
  • BA in Communication/Journalism

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Purdue University Global

  • BBA: New Media and Internet Marketing

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Penn Foster High School

  • HS Diploma

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Liberty University

  • MA: Communication

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