Carnegie Mellon Open Learning Initiative
The Open Learning Initiative offers online courses to anyone who wants to learn or
teach. Our aim is to combine open, high-quality courses, continuous feedback, and
research to improve learning and transform higher education.
Carnegie Mellon Open Learning Initiative: http://oli.cmu.edu/
OLI Dashboard: http://oli.cmu.edu/get-to-know-oli/course-features/
OLI Courses: http://oli.cmu.edu/learn-with-oli/see-our-free-open-courses/
CK-12 provides open-source content and technology tools to help teachers provide learning
opportunities for students globally. Free access to high-quality, customizable educational
content in multiple modalities suited to multiple student learning styles and levels,
will allow teachers, students and others to innovate and experiment with new models
FlexBook search: http://www.ck12.org/teacher/
Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER)
The Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER) is a joint
effort by the Open Courseware Consortium, OER Center for California, League for Innovation
in the Community Colleges, and many community colleges and university partners to
develop and use open educational resources, open textbooks, and open courseware to
expand access to higher education and improve teaching and learning.
Digital Public Library of America
The DPLA is leading the first concrete steps toward the realization of a large-scale
digital public library that will make the cultural and scientific record available
HippoCampus is a project of the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education (MITE).
The goal of HippoCampus is to provide high-quality, multimedia content on general
education subjects to high school and college students free of charge.
MERLOT is a free and open online community of resources designed primarily for faculty,
staff and students of higher education from around the world to share their learning
materials and pedagogy.
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.
The National Repository of Online Courses (NROC)
The National Repository of Online Courses (NROC) is a growing library of high-quality
online course content for students and faculty in higher education, high school and
OER Commons, publicly launched in February 2007, to provide support for and build
a knowledge base around the use and reuse of open educational resources (OER). As
a network for teaching and learning materials, the web site offers engagement with
resources in the form of social bookmarking, tagging, rating, and reviewing.
Open Course Library
The Open Course Library is a collection of expertly developed educational materials
– including textbooks, syllabi, course activities, readings, and assessments – in
81 high-enrollment college courses. 42 courses have been completed so far, providing
faculty with a high-quality, affordable option that will cost students no more than
$30 for textbooks.
The OpenCourseWare Consortium is a worldwide community of hundreds of higher education
institutions and associated organizations committed to advancing OpenCourseWare and
its impact on global education.
Peer 2 Peer University
Peer 2 Peer University (we mostly just say P2PU) is a grassroots open education project
that organizes learning outside of institutional walls and gives learners recognition
for their achievements. P2PU creates a model for lifelong learning alongside traditional
formal higher education. Leveraging the internet and educational materials openly
available online, P2PU enables high-quality low-cost education opportunities.
The Open University
The Open University is a world leader in modern distance learning, the pioneer of
teaching and learning methods which enable people to achieve their career and life
goals studying at times and in places to suit them.
Since 2008, the Foundation's free education initiative (www.saylor.org) has focused
on exploring the promise of the Internet to drive the cost of education to zero and
expand access to quality open educational resources (OER). Toward this end, we have
built over 270 free, self-paced, online courses, with many more on the way.