10 more Awesome Skills to Learn for Free Online
In Februrary we wrote about 10 Awesome Skills to Learn for Free Online that every student can take advantage of from the comfort of their own homes.
We’ve rounded up 10 more awesome skills to learn for free online. Happy learning!
1. Ã‚Â Pickle your own vegetables
Eric and his cousin will teach you how fun, delicious, and creative pickling can be. In their class they go over supplies, types of brines, vegetable characteristics, and more useful bits of knowledge that will bring your at-home pickling skills to the next level.
2. Learn how to make music
Here are a couple of directions you can take to learn how to make music, whether it is playing real instruments, writing a song for your lover, making electronic music, or just improving your karaoke singing!
3. Learn to negotiate.
Businesses require people skilled in making deals, negotiating contracts, and resolving conflict. These negotiators examine issues and prepare, present, and defend positions. Students entering this field should know how to determine business goals and strategically reach them. The following online negotiation courses and lectures lay out in more detail the skills necessary to succeed in this niche discipline.
4. Learn how to draw
With Drawspace you have free access to hundreds of downloadable, professional drawing lessons that are ideal for artists of all levels – beginner, intermediate, and advanced.
5. Learn Journalism
“Journalism is a method of inquiry and literary style that aims to provide a service to the public by the dissemination and analysis of news and other information.” Get started with your career in journalism with these excellent resources from the Wikiversity.
6. Learn Photography
Lifehacker’s basics of photography is a good place to start on ow your camera works, the basic of composition, and editing images in post-production. You can complement what you learned from Lifehacker with a short course on displaying and sharing your digital photographs.
7. Learn to knit
Learn to knit in just a few weeks!Ã‚Â Use this step by step guide to become a professional knitter in time for the holidays.
8. Start practicing yoga
Most cities have free community classes (try searching Google [your city] yoga classes), or if you’re more comfortable trying yoga at home, YogaGlo has a 15-day trial and Yome is a compendium of 100% free yoga videos. If you’re already familiar with basic yoga positions but you need an easy way to practice at home, you can take a look at YogaTailor’s free trial as well.
9. Tie your shoelaces better
Learn how to tie an “Ian Knot”, the World’s Fastest Shoelace Knot.
10. Clean your house fast
So, your landlord/parent/home inspector/favorite movie star is dropping by, and your place is a disaster. You don’t have much time to clean it up. You’re in emergency mode.
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