I like how the City X project incorporates critical thinking into the learning process (and doesn't just use 3D printing as another technology novelty). We could use more workshops like this that develop creativity and brainstorming through engaged technical learning.
California State University, Chico was the first school in California to offer an ABET-accredited degree program in mechatronic engineering. Now its California Mechatronics Center works with industry on machinery, robotics, and surveillance vehicles.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.