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Open Courseware Open.Michigan

Free academic content created by the University of Michigan community

General Information

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Higher education students & faculty, General interest
Literature, Science, Health & Medicine, Arts, Engineering, Business
Type of learning
Course type
Self-paced free open courseware
Learning pathways
Mobile Apps

Open.Michigan features academic content created by the University of Michigan community for research, teaching or learning experiences. The initiative aims to help people find, use, and create openly licensed content and provides a space to share their educational content, with resources on how to share your own work. The site offers free courses, textbooks, datasets and interactive tutorials available for anyone to use, with course materials including videos, slides, text, student work and more which users can download and remix. Users can browse the resources by subject or school. The course page gives access to the course materials and provides an overview, syllabus, schedule, reading list and information on the instructor. Some courses are delivered directly on the Coursera platform.

Open.Michigan is not an accrediting body at U-M and does not grant degrees or certificates nor provide access to U-M faculty.

Tools & Features
  • 20 topic areas
  • 200+ courses & resources
  • Resources are categorised by School & subject
  • Filtering options by instructor, resource type & license
  • Resources include video, audio, slides, text, student work as well as courses on Coursera
  • Regularly updated blog posts
  • Featured resources
  • Tutorial on how to create your own open resources

Course Info

Course Cost
Free Courses
Skill Type
  1. Academic
Course Type
  1. Open Courseware
Course Format
  1. On-Demand
Course Language
  1. English

Latest reviews

Number of courses
4.00 star(s)
Partner Institutions
5.00 star(s)
Course format
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1.00 star(s)
Social tools & features
1.00 star(s)
Interface usability
5.00 star(s)
Pros: High quality resources in a variety of subjects
Easy site navigation and user-friendly interface
Downloadable content
No registration required
Tutorial on how to create your own open resources
Cons: No interaction with peers or staff
No certificates
No course bookmarking
Open.Michigan is a user-friendly platform offering a collection of high quality materials to supplement Higher Ed study or teaching. The initiative clearly encourages creation and sharing of open content with its resources on how to share your own work.


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