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Open Educational Resources (OER)

Full Online Courses

Several content providers have digitized full course content, which often includes lectures in different audio-visual formats, learning activities, homework assignments, and sometimes communities for educators and learners to interact.

  • Academic Earth
    Find lectures and videos from some of the most respected instructors in the world.
  • Coursera
    Large library of MOOCs, some of which have material freely licensed for re-use.
  • EdX
    Library of college-level courses from a variety of high-profile universities. Some course materials are freely licensed for reuse.
  • LearningSpace from Open University
    All of the learning materials presented on this site are CC licensed, but don't confuse "Learning Spaces" with the full Open University- their licensing/copyrights are different.
  • Open Course Library
    The WA Open Course Library project offers 81 of Washington's most enrolled courses. There are a lot of great readings in these course files. Great community college content
  • Open Courseware
    An independent search engine that indexes open education classes from places like MIT, Yale and UMass. Adds extension to your browser.
  • Open Learning Initiative
    Complete courses from Carnegie Mellon University
  • OERu
    OERu offers a number of full courses in fields like business, economics, digital literacy, and history from partner universities around the world.