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Open Educational Resources (OER)

An overview of Open Educational Resources

Open Course Resources

Academic Earth logo

Collection of online courses in a variety of subject areas, collected from multiple institutions.


Coursera for Campus provides universal access to the world’s best education, partnering with top universities and organizations to offer courses for anyone to take, for free. About 900 courses from more than 100 partner institutions are included.

edX logo

EdX offers interactive online classes and MOOCs from the world’s best universities, colleges and organizations. Online courses from MITx, HarvardX, BerkeleyX, UTx and many other universities. 

iTunes U

ITunes U is home to more than 500,000 free lectures, videos, books, and other resources on thousands of subjects. Stanford, Yale, Oxford, UC Berkeley, MoMA, and the New York Public Library are among the hundreds of institutions that are sharing courses, lectures, videos, books, and other resources with students and lifelong learners all over the world using an ITunes U course site. 

Khan Academy logo

Khan Academy "offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom." Educational levels vary from K-12 through college; a variety of subjects is supported. 

MIT Open Courseware logo 

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 Education Consortium

The Open Education Consortium is a collaboration of higher education institutions and organizations from around the world creating a body of open educational content using a shared model. This is the successor to the Open Courseware Consortium.

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 Learning Initiative logo



OLI is a collection of evidence-based tools and approaches to learning that are proven to boost student success, and enable instructors to be more effective. Provided by Carnegie Mellon University for a low cost