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Open CourseWare

MIT OpenCourseware
MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.

Open Yale Courses
Open Yale Courses provides free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University. The aim of the project is to expand access to educational materials for all who wish to learn.

Carnegie Mellon Open Learning Initiative
Using intelligent tutoring systems, virtual laboratories, simulations, and frequent opportunities for assessment and feedback, the Open Learning Initiative (OLI) builds courses that are intended to enact instruction – or, more precisely, to enact the kind of dynamic, flexible, and responsive instruction that fosters learning.

OpenCourseWare Consortium
An OpenCourseWare is a free and open digital publication of high quality educational materials, organized as courses. The OpenCourseWare Consortium is a collaboration of more than 200 higher education institutions and associated organizations from around the world creating a broad and deep body of open educational content using a shared model. The mission of the OpenCourseWare Consortium is to advance education and empower people worldwide through opencourseware.

National Program on Technology Enhanced Learning
A consortium of eight (8) Indian Institutes of Technology who have collaborated to make video lecture recordings of engineering courses freely available on their own customized YouTube channel.

iTunesU
iTunes U — a powerful distribution system for everything from lectures to language lessons, films to labs, audiobooks to tours — is an innovative way to get educational content into the hands of students. (Need iTunes installed to launch this link).

Academic Earth
As more and more high quality educational content becomes available online for free, what are the real barriers to achieving a world class education?  Academic Earth is exploring ways to identify these barriers and find innovative ways to use technology to increase the ease of learning.

OpenStudy
OpenStudy is a social learning network where students ask questions, give help, and connect with other students studying the same things. Our mission is to make the world one large study group, regardless of school, location, or background.

P2PU
The Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU) is an online community of open study groups for short university-level courses. The P2PU helps you navigate the wealth of open education materials that are out there, creates small groups of motivated learners, and supports the design and facilitation of courses.

The Khan Academy
The mission of the Khan Academy is to provide a world-class education, for free, to anyone in the world. It consists of 1700+ (and growing) videos on YouTube covering everything from basic arithmetic to advanced calculus, chemistry and biology, along with a series of exercises that allow students to practice and assess their knowledge at their own pace.

Coursera
Coursera is a social entrepreneurship company that partners with the top universities in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. They envision a future where the top universities are educating not only thousands of students, but millions. Their technology hopes to enable the best professors to teach tens or hundreds of thousands of students.

Udacity
Our online courses are rigorous and may even make you sweat. Tackling projects built by tech leaders like Google, AT&T, and Intuit, you’ll stretch yourself and learn new and relevant skills. Enroll today—we’ll help you succeed and cheer you on every step of the way!

EdX
EdX offers interactive online classes and MOOCs from the world’s best universities. Online courses from MITx, HarvardX, BerkeleyX, UTx and many other universities. Topics include biology, business, chemistry, computer science, economics, finance, electronics, engineering, food and nutrition, history, humanities, law, literature, math, medicine, music, philosophy, physics, science, statistics and more. EdX is a non-profit online initiative created by founding partners Harvard and MIT.

University of the People
University of the People (UoPeople) is a tuition-free online university dedicated to the global advancement and democratization of higher education.  The University embraces the worldwide presence of the Internet and dropping technology costs to bring tuition-free undergraduate degree programs to qualified high school graduates around the world. UoPeople offers Associates and Bachelors degree programs in Business Administration and Computer Science.

The Saylor Foundation
Saylor.org is a free and open collection of college level courses. There are no registrations or fees required to take courses, and one can earn a certificate upon completion of each course. Because they are not accredited, one can not earn a college degree or diploma; however, each course is designed to achieve the same learning objectives as students enrolled in traditional colleges.