higher ed

  1. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Kickstart Your Career: Getting Ahead at University

    Overview Learn how to make the most of university and start building your career Thinking about the future as an undergraduate can be both exciting and terrifying - especially with regular news about changing job markets. How are you supposed to prepare for a future that’s unknown? A university...
  2. Federica.EU

    MOOC Platform Federica.EU

    Thanks to the European structural funds, Federica has become a pioneering platform on the international scene. Today it is a University Center of the University of Naples Federico II for innovation, experimentation and dissemination of multimedia education. With 300 blended courses and 75 MOOCs...
  3. Edraak

    MOOC Platform Edraak

    Edraak is an initiative of the Queen Rania Foundation for education development to deliver free high quality online courses to the Arabic-speaking world. The platform, is built on edX open source technology and features over 76 different courses in various topics covering Business, Health, STEM...
  4. SWAYAM

    MOOC Platform SWAYAM

    SWAYAM is a programme initiated by the Government of India designed to provide opportunities for a life-long learning through hundreds of free courses taught at the university / college / school level and offered by best of the teachers in India and elsewhere. Indian college students can...
  5. MRUniversity

    MOOC Platform MRUniversity

    Founded in 2012 by George Mason University economics professors Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok, Marginal Revolution University is building the world’s largest online library of free economics education videos -- currently weighing in at more than 800 videos. Tyler and Alex are also authors of...
  6. World Science U

    MOOC Platform World Science U

    Started by the World Science Festival, and founders Tracy Day and Columbia science professor Brian Greene, World Science U is a platform for online education, dedicated to teaching science to learners old and young. Through videos and animations, demonstrations, discussions, augmenting...
  7. NPTEL

    MOOC Platform NPTEL

    NPTEL is an acronym for National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning which is an initiative by seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) for creating course contents in engineering and...
  8. Carolyn

    Do MOOCs have the power to shape the future of education?

    Written by Carolyn McIntyre, CEO & Founder of MoocLab I recently had the honour of speaking at the EdTechXEurope summit which was held in London on June 16th, 2016. I was part of a panel of 4 experts invited to talk about "Trends to Watch in 2016", where we all explored trends that are shaping...
  9. Carolyn

    MOOCs for Credit programs on FutureLearn

    As from 26th May 2016, UK-based MOOC platform, FutureLearn, is offering programs of courses allowing students to earn academic credit, professional accreditation and other awards. The FutureLearn programs are made up of short open online courses that enable you to learn flexibly and earn...
  10. Carolyn

    Interview An interview with UCI's Larry Cooperman on Open Education

    Larry Cooperman is the Associate Dean for Open Education at University of California, Irvine and former president of the Open Education Consortium. His work also involves advocating open education with government bodies and through his service on the board of the African Virtual University...
  11. Carolyn

    Interview Scotty Rushing: From homelessness to success thanks to Coursera

    Scotty Rushing is a writer and currently a full-time student at Arizona State University where he is pursuing a BA in English with minors in Film and Media Studies and Psychology. This may not seem like anything to shout about, but Scotty’s story is not mainstream by any means. He has gone...
  12. Sophia

    Low-cost Sophia

    Sophia is an educational platform providing both free resources for teachers and students and Sophia Pathways for College Credit: 20 low-cost self-paced online courses offering college credit eligible for transfer to more than 2,000 colleges and universities in the US. Sophia Pathways for...
  13. Stanford Online

    MOOC Platform Stanford Online

    Stanford Online is a website offering 100+ free online courses taught by Stanford faculty to lifelong learners worldwide. The site offers both scheduled and self-paced courses categorised into 10 subject areas and offered through a number of different platforms, including Coursera, NovoEd and...
  14. TheGreatCourses.com

    Low-cost TheGreatCourses.com

    TheGreatCourses.com (formerly The Teaching Company) offers over 600 college-level courses taught by professors available for purchase on CD, DVD, or digital formats. Each course contains on average 12-24 lectures with each lecture running 30 minutes to an hour in length. Courses are accessible...
  15. StraighterLine

    Low-cost StraighterLine

    StraighterLine is a U.S. online educational site that offers low-price, online introductory level higher education courses that are covered in the first two years of most college degree plans. Straighterline itself is not accredited, but has partnerships with 80+ accredited colleges and...
  16. TED-Ed

    Free TED-Ed

    TED-Ed is TED’s youth and education initiative. TED-Ed’s mission is to spark and celebrate the ideas of teachers and students around the world. The site's mission is to support learning — from producing a growing library of original animated videos , to providing an international platform for...
  17. Eliademy

    Crowdsourced Eliademy

    Eliademy is a free online educational platform that allows educators, organisations and students to create, share and manage online courses with real-time discussions and task management. The Finland based platform offers a wide range of both free and low-cost courses in multiple languages...
  18. Harvard Extension School

    Open Courseware Harvard Extension School

    Open Learning at Harvard At Harvard Extension School, free and open learning is hardly a new concept. In fact, the Extension School was founded with this mission in mind: to create an affordable way for any motivated student to take courses at Harvard. We stay true to this mission today...
  19. Open.Michigan

    Open Courseware Open.Michigan

    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...
  20. Gresham College

    Open Courseware Gresham College

    Gresham College is an independent higher education institution offering access to over 2,000 free public lectures on topics from history to medicine and from politics to mathematics delivered by leading academics and public figures. Lectures are categorised by subject area featuring both past...
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