An excellent trend in the last few years is the further socialization of high end education via the Internet. One prominent such channel is iTunes University.
Another is many big universities putting a ton of material online for free. An example is this photography education from MIT.
Alex Doonesbury goes there, so I'm sure it's a good place.
(Alex is the girl on the left.)
Here's more story and comics about Alex at MIT. Alex is one of my favorite Doonesbury characters. As a kid, she was scary precocious and one of the main forces in making her father (Mike, the title character) successful in the Net age. One of her early successes just after the Dot-Bomb was to build a company called iVulture.com, which bought up stuff from failed companies dead cheap...
Woa: a 2009 US Department of Education study revealed that on average, online students outperformed those receiving face-to-face instruction!
That's from this video about the super-boom of Social Media. (Has loud and irrelevant music.)
Talking about free education, Tommy found this shortish Macintosh Manual. Seems you have to register, but it's free. I'm guessing it's from new to medium-weight users, as it were.