MIT OCW 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. Through OCW, educators improve courses and curricula, making their schools more effective; students find additional resources to help them succeed; and independent learners enrich their lives and use the content to tackle some of our world’s most difficult challenges, including sustainable development, climate change, and cancer eradication.
NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning ) is a MHRD sponsored project for hosting Online Video Resources and Courses @ Free of cost. It hosts video lectures in Engineering domain. Videos of Lectures of university faculty and from IITs). They are also useful for GATE preparation.
E-PG Pathshala is a joint initiative of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India and National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has been developed for showcasing and disseminating all educational e-resources including textbooks, audio, video, periodicals, and a variety of other print and non-print materials for Students, Teachers, Parents, researchers and educators.
SWAYAM is a programme initiated by Government of India and designed in 4 quadrants – (1) video lecture, (2) specially prepared reading material that can be downloaded/printed (3) self-assessment tests through tests and quizzes and (4) an online discussion forum for clearing the doubts.
Virtual Labs is an initiative of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India under the aegis of National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT). This project is a consortium activity of twelve participating institutes and IIT Delhi is coordinating institute. It is a paradigm shift in ICT-based education. For the first time, such an initiative has been taken-up in remote-experimentation. Under Virtual Labs project, over 100 Virtual Labs consisting of approximately 700+ web-enabled experiments were designed for remote-operation and viewing.
eGyanKosh is a National Digital Repository initiated by IGNOU to store, index, preserve, distribute and share the digital learning resources developed by the Open and Distance Learning Institutions in the country. eGyanKosh has emerged as one of the world’s largest educational resource repositories. It offers free, open access and is available to the world to facilitate self-learners and empower educators. More than 2,200 courses and 2,000 video lectures are available online in the repository.
Vidya-Mitra is an online learning portal for all the e-content projects developed under the NME-ICT (National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology), MHRD. The portal provides facility to search and browse all hosted content wherein a learner can easily access the desired material including audio/video learning material, textual material, multimedia-enriched materials etc. through a single interface. Moreover, features of faceted search, usage statistics, project-wise access, My-Space are incorporated in this portal.
The National Digital library of India is a project under Ministry of Education, Government of India. The objective is to collect and collate metadata and provide full text index from several national and international digital libraries, as well as other relevant sources. It is a digital repository containing textbooks, articles, videos, audio books, lectures, simulations, fiction and all other kinds of learning media. The NDLI provides free of cost access to many books in the Indian languages and English.
edX is an American massive open online course (MOOC) provider created by Harvard and MIT. It hosts online university-level courses in a wide range of disciplines to a worldwide student body, including some courses at no charge. It also conducts research into learning based on how people use its platform. edX is a nonprofit organization and runs on the free Open edX open-source software platform. As of 20 July 2020, there are 3,000 courses available for its 33 million registered students.
Coursera Inc. is an American massive open online course provider founded in 2012 by Stanford University computer science professors Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller. Coursera works with universities and other organizations to offer online courses, certifications, and degrees in a variety of subjects. In 2021 it was estimated that about 150 universities offered more than 4,000 courses through Coursera.
Alison is a free online education platform that mostly focuses on workplace-based skills. It was founded in Galway, Ireland, by Irish social entrepreneur Mike Feerick on 21 April 2007. It has 17 million registered learners,3 million graduates and 2,000 courses available for free access in March 2020.Alison's learners have access to online courses, specializations, and degrees in a variety of subjects.
Academic Earth is a website launched on March 24, 2009, by Richard Ludlow and co-founders Chris Bruner and Liam Pisano which offers free online video courses and academic lectures from the world's top universities such as UC Berkeley, UCLA, University of Michigan, University of Oxford, Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Stanford, and Yale. It is considered a search engine for full-text scholarly information, with video courses covering around 50 primary subject disciplines.
The Open Education Consortium (OEC) is a non-profit, global, members-based network of open education institutions and organizations. OEC represents its members and provides advocacy and leadership around advancement of open education globally. OEC works with its members to build capacity to find, reuse, create and share Open Educational Resources (OER), develop open policy, create sustainable open education models, and enable international collaboration and innovation.
A-VIEW (Amrita Virtual Interactive e-Learning World) is an award winning indigenously built multi-modal, multimedia e-learning platform that provides an immersive e-learning experience that is almost as good as a real classroom experience developed by Amrita e-Learning Research Lab. A-VIEW is part of Talk to a Teacher program coordinated by IIT Bombay and funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) under the Indian Government’s National Mission for Education using Information and Communication Technology (NME-ICT) along with various other projects in Virtual Labs, Haptics and Natural Language Processing. A-VIEW is now deployed at several IITs, NITs and other leading educational institutions across the nation.
JHSPH sees OCW as an important component of the School’s mission (Protecting Health, Saving Lives - Millions at a Time). OCW is true to JHSPH's values of excellence, innovation and leadership. JHSPH OCW contributes to the "shared intellectual commons" in academia, which fosters collaboration across JHSPH and among other scholars across disciplines and around the world.OCW offers open materials and images from more than a hundred courses developed by the faculty of JHSPH, the world’s foremost institution of public health education and research.
Berkeley Webcast (also known as webcast.berkeley) is an initiative of the University of California, Berkeley developed by the Berkeley Multimedia Research Center (BMRC) to share video and audio of full undergraduate courses and on-campus events.Initial research at BMRC was aided by grants from the National Science Foundation. Under its initial name, the "Berkeley Internet Broadcasting System," the project delivered its first seminar webcast January 1995, with the broadcast of regular courses beginning in the spring of 1999.
Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) is Govt. of India-approved new program in Higher Education aimed at tapping the talent pool of scientists and entrepreneurs internationally to encourage their engagement with the institutes of Higher Education in India so as to augment the country's existing academic resources, accelerate the pace of quality reform, and elevate India's scientific and technological capacity to global excellence. It offers several courses across disciplines as part of this initiative.
Commonwealth of Learning is an organization of The Commonwealth headquartered in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Working collaboratively with governmental and non-governmental organizations and other institutions in the Commonwealth, as well as with international development agencies, COL has the mandate to promote open learning and distance education knowledge, resources, and technologies.
Saylor Academy offers free and open online courses to all who want to learn. There are nearly 100 full-length courses at the college and professional levels, each built by subject matter experts. All courses are available to complete at your pace, on your schedule, and free of cost.
eCampusOntario is a provincially-funded non-profit organization that leads a consortium of the province's publicly-funded colleges, universities, and indigenous institutes to develop and test online learning tools to advance the use of education technology and digital learning environments.