Virtual Learning with Road Scholar

Our Free Online Lectures

Road Scholar is committed to making learning possible even when travel is not. That’s why we created this collection of fascinating, free online lectures for adults! Learn from Road Scholar’s expert instructors around the world as they discuss everything from Vikings in France to the evolution of Native American cuisine in Santa Fe. Our online lectures will give you a taste of some of our most popular Road Scholar programs right from the comfort of your own home.

Our Virtual Lecture Library

Featured Experts

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Conway Davies
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Lois Frank
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Mark Geraghty
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Spencer Jones
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Tony Oxford
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Matthew Palczynski
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Rocky Ruggiero
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Paul Spitzzeri
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Leslie Stoltz
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Bob Wolz
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Nettah Yoeli-Rimmer

Course Resources


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If you enjoyed your free online lecture, please consider making a donation to not-for-profit Road Scholar so that we can continue to provide educational experiences both in the virtual classroom and on our 5,500 learning adventures around the world.

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Learn more about these virtual lecture topics, and have a chance to meet these expert instructors on future departures of one of these top-rated programs.

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