Wednesday, 5 October 2016

List Of Over 40 Educational Websites

Here Is A List Of Over 40 Educational Websites

1. ALISON –  over 60 million lessons and records 1.2 million unique visitors per month
2. COURSERA – Educational website that works with universities to get their courses on the Internet, free for you to use. Learn from over 542 courses.
3. The University of Reddit – The free university of Reddit.
4. UDACITY – Advance your education and career through project-based online classes, mainly focused around computer, data science and mathematics.
5. MIT Open CourseWare – Free access to quite a few MIT courses that are on par with what you’d expect from MIT.
6. Open Culture – Compendium of free learning resources, including courses, textbooks, and videos/films.
7. No Excuse List – Huge list of websites to learn from.
8. Open YALE Courses – Open Yale Courses provides free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University All lectures were recorded in the Yale College classroom and are available in video, audio, and text transcript formats. Registration is not required.
9. Khan Academy – Watch thousands of micro-lectures on topics ranging from history and medicine to chemistry and computer science
10. Zooniverse – Take part in a huge variety of interesting studies of nature, science, and culture.
11. TUFTS Open CourseWare – Tufts OpenCourseWare is part of a new educational movement initiated by MIT that provides free access to course content for everyone online. Tufts’ course offerings demonstrate the University’s strength in the life sciences in addition to its multidisciplinary approach, international perspective and underlying ethic of service to its local, national and international communities.
12. How Stuff Works? – More scientific lessons and explanations than you could sort through in an entire year.
13. Harvard Medical School Open Courseware The mission of the Harvard Medical School Open Courseware Initiative is to exchange knowledge from the Harvard community of scholars to other academic institutions, prospective students, and the general public.
14. VideoLectures.NET – the title says it all – amazing video lectures on many topics.
15. TED – Motivational and educational lectures from noteworthy professionals around the world.
16. Shodor – A non-profit research and education organisation dedicated to the advancement of science and math education, specifically trough the use of modeling and simulation technologies. Included in this site are instructional resources, software, interactive lessons, explorations and information about workshops for students, teachers and learners of all ages on mathematics and science. Make sure you check Shodor Interactive – a great collection of interactive math, geometry, fractal, probability, algebra and statistics activities.
17. Udemy FREE Courses – hundreds of experts teach on Udemy every month including New York Times best-selling authors, CEOs, Ivy League professionals and celebrity instructors. Courses include video, live lectures and tools to help teachers interact with students and track their progress. There are many free courses that can teach you business, law, programming, design, mathematics, science, photography, yoga and many more.
18. Maths & Science – Courses, tests and learning materials about mathematics and science for students from 1 to 12 grade.
19. – Free courses designed specifically for interactive study via the web, provided by MIT, Harvard, Barkley, Georgetown, Boston University, University of Washington, Karolinska Institute, Kyoto University and many more.
20. iTunes U – Apple’s free app that gives students mobile access to many courses. It offers many free video courses, books, presentations and audio lectures.
21. Liberty Classroom – Owned by bestselling author Tom Woods. Offers some free courses in history and economics, but at the price of one movie ticket a month you can gain access to a lot of useful information. Not completely free, but totally worth it…
22. Drawspace – Hundreds of free drawing lessons.
23. Codeacademy – Easy way to learn how to code. It’s interactive, fun and you can do it with your friends.
24. Duke U – Duke offers variety of free courses on iTunesU.
25. Scitable – A free science library and personal learning tool that currently concentrates on genetic, the study of evolution, variation and the rich complexity of living organisms.
26. My own business – Offers free online business administration course that would be beneficial to new managers and to anyone who is interested in starting a business.
27. Kutztown University’s free courses – The Kutztown University of Pennsylvania’s Small Business Development Center offers more than 80 free business courses online. Kutztown’s courses are individualized and self-paced. Many of the courses feature high-end graphics, interactive case studies and audio streams.
28. Open Learn – Gives you free access to Open University course materials.
29. Free Computer Books – Free computer, mathematics, technical books and lecture notes.
30. Academic Earth – Free video lectures from the world’s top scholars.31. American Sign Language Browser – Teach yourself sign language online.
32. BBC Languages – Teach yourself a new spoken language online.
33. unplugthetv – Randomly selects an educational video for you to watch.
34. Lifehacker – Learn to hack life! Tips and tricks for improving all areas of your life.
35. JustinGuitar – Hundreds of free guitar lessons as well as some basic music theory.
36. DuoLingo – Learn a new language for free while helping to translate the web.
37. Layers Magazine – Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, Premiere Pro, In Design and After Effects tutorials.
38. Creative Flow – list of OVER 950 Photoshop tutorials to keep your skillset up to date.
39. Open2study – Open2Study delivers free, high-quality education online. You can study subjects with real value, and in just four weeks you can learn something new, explore the next step in your career, challenge yourself or simply satisfy your curiosity. These subjects are provided by leading Australian institutions, and are taught by academics and leading industry professionals who love to teach. All you need is an internet connection and the desire to study.
40. OEDb – Choose from over 10,000 free online classes

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Thursday, 29 September 2016


Welcome to a new session 2016/2017

Experience a new dimension of access to information on the blog! New additions of databases, inventions, research results, etc

NEW ADDITION. we have a new addition to the database. 


To access the database
Go to:     
User ID:           s8726926
password:       password123

After you login, to have access to download and save document
  1. create your own personal User Name and password by clicking the SIGN IN at the top of the page
  2. click on CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT
  3. fill in all the detains using your official ABUAD email address (see the ICT in case you don't have one)
  4. save your details
Also on the right hand side of the page with the heading Link Electronic Resources Here  check out new additions to the e-resources for your use.

Enjoy your research!!!

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Welcome to a new Semester of Change!!!

The ABUAD E-Library welcome all New Students, returning students, Lectures and The entire management and staff of our Great Institution.

Great things are happening already. Join the great team of ABUAD who are making things happen. We thank our amiable, energetic Founder for the e-portal and e-registration going on and other fantastic innovations.

GREATEST ABUADITES!!!! Welcome back all.

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Happy New Year!

ABUAD E-Resources Team wishes all staff and student a very Happy New Year.

We hope to serve you better.

Have a great year!!!

Friday, 10 October 2014

Fulbright Research Awards for African Scholars

The American Government through your local Embassy in Africa is now accepting applications for Fulbright African Research Programs. This award funds African university lecturers & professors to conduct postdoctoral research or undertake a planned program of reading and research at a U.S. academic or research institution.
Programs involving dissertation research or general professional travel are not eligible under these programs.
Ideal programs will contribute to the development of new courses, curricula, or programs upon the participant’s return to her/his home institution.

Application and Selection:
  • Awards are open without regard to academic discipline, faculty rank, sex and age.
  • Preference will be given to those proposals that best promote the spirit and goals of the Fulbright Program: to increase and enhance mutual understanding between the United States and African countries through inter-personal contact and the sharing of professional/academic experience and expertise among the widest possible audience.
  • This year's competition includes a special category for scholars with proposals in HIV/AIDS-related research.
  • Preference will also be given to individuals who have not visited the United States for any appreciable period within the past five years.
  • Applicants must have a strong command of the English language and at least three years of university teaching experience.
  • Applicants must have citizenship in an African country.
  • All applications should be submitted using the on-line application
  • All applications must include a detailed statement of the proposed research project, a curriculum vitae, a specific justification for the grant period requested and three letters of reference.
  • At least two references must come from specialists in the field outside the scholar's own institution.
  • A statement of support from the scholar's home institution would also be welcome.
  • Applications will be accepted for either of the following programs:
    Research Grants:
  • Applicants should have a productive scholarly record and a specific project statement directly related to their on-going teaching and/or research responsibilities.
  • Funding is normally for one term or semester (about four months).
  • Longer grants may be possible if the research project requires more time, as clearly demonstrated in the research proposal. Successful applicants must possess a Ph.D.
    Program and Curriculum Development Grants:
  • Applicants will undertake a planned program of reading and research of benefit to both the scholar and his/her home institution.
  • Proposals should be linked to the applicant’s professional duties (classroom instruction, student advising, and university outreach) and should provide specific details to demonstrate how the scholar would use the knowledge gained to update and improve classroom instruction at the home institution.
    Grant Provisions:
  • Round-trip economy international travel and excess-baggage allowance for the grantee,
  • For awards of 9 months, travel is provided for up to one dependent,
  • A monthly cost-of-living allowance, which is subject to U.S. income tax,
  • An allowance for books, research materials, and travel to professional meetings,
  • A settling in allowance,
  • Limited accident and sickness insurance for the grantee only, and an allowance to defray the cost of U.S. medical insurance for a maximum of two dependents. For more information and application contacts, see the links below.

    Application Deadline: Varies from country to country but between May and July.
    For more information and application, visit: Fulbright Research Awards for African Scholars
  • Doctoral Scholarships in West Africa

    Doctoral Scholarships in West Africa: Doctoral Scholarships in West Africa - “Decision‐making within rural households in West Africa.”
    The Center for Development Research is an international, English‐speaking research institute of the University of Bonn/Germany hosts the ZEF Doctoral Studies Program.
    The candidate will be expected to participate in the interdisciplinary and disciplinary courses of the ZEF Doctoral Studies Program.
    He/she will develop an individual research proposal until February. For data collection, 10‐12 months of field research in West Africa will be required.
    During the writing‐up period of the dissertation, the candidate will be based at ZEF in Bonn.

    Duration of the doctoral studies:
    Three years starting from August under conditional acceptance of the confirmation by the funding agency. A scholarship awarded will cover living, research as well as travel cost.

    Scholarship Requirements for the Applicants:

  • very good degree (Diploma, Master or Magister) in social anthropology, social geography, political sciences or development sociology
  • very good writing skills in English are required for the dissertation
  • very good knowledge of French are required for research in a francophone country
  • good knowledge of field research methods is required
  • experience in research is of advantage
  • work experience in West Africa is of advantage. African candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

    Follow the links below for more details and application contacts.

    For more information and scholarship applications, see: Doctoral Scholarships in West Africa