LearnOutLoud.com is a one-stop destination for audio and video learning. Its' collection allows you to browse over 15,000 educational audio books, MP3 downloads, podcasts, and videos.
As ZaidLearn is really about discovering, exploring, and reflecting free and/or open educational resources and tools, my interest on this site is only for the FREE STUFF. And LearnOutLoud.com has got some really juicy stuff not worth missing, including the:
- Free Directory - LearnOutLoud.com has scoured the Internet to bring you over 500 free audio and video titles (looking at the item numbers, it looks like it is more than 2000 items now, but I suppose that some of the items are in more than one category). Most audio titles can be downloaded in digital formats such as MP3 and most video titles are available to stream online.
- Authors - Complete resource to audio books from some of the greatest authors in self development, business, and more.
- Publishers - Comprehensive database of audio publishers including resources for language learning, rental services, and more.
- Articles - Dozens of free articles covering specific topics with audio & video suggestions to get you learning.
- Podcasts - It offers a number of its own educational podcasts.
Alright, that sounds cool, but what about the proof-of-juice? Here are a few individual podcasts that might get your learning mind ticking a bit:
- Malcolm X - Message To The Grass Roots
- Bill Gates - Software Breakthroughs
- A Conversation with G. Richard Wagoner, Chairman and CEO, General Motors
- The Search - John Battelle Speaks at Google NYC
- Barack Obama - "The Audacity of Hope"
- Thomas L. Friedman - The World is Flat
- A Conversation with Jack Welch
- Hedrick Smith - Is Wal-Mart Good for America?
- Martin Luther King, Jr. - I Have a Dream
- Mohandas Gandhi - A Spiritual Message to the World
I arrest my case :)