OpenCourseWare(OCW) is a free and open digital collection of high quality university‐level educational materials. These materials are organized as courses, and often include lectures, course planning materials, and evaluation tools. The online materials are developed as part of the OpenCourseWare (OCW) Consortium which is a collaboration of higher education institutions and other organizations from around the world whose goal is to create a broad and deep body of freely accessible educational content.
Four popular open course sites are listed below.
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 Yale Courses provide free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University. The aim of the project is to expand access to educational materials for all who wish to learn.
Tufts OpenCourseWare is part of the educational movement initiated by MIT that provides free access to course content for everyone online. Tufts' course offerings demonstrate the University's strength in the life sciences in addition to its multidisciplinary approach, international perspective and underlying ethic of service to its local, national and international communities.
Webcast.Berkeley is a service of the University of California, Berkeley that records and publishes courses and campus events for students and learners around the globe. Audio and video recordings of class lectures and special events are processed and made available to everyone.
NOTE: Not all of the open courses provide associated video content.