CAL$ Resources

Chico Affordable Learning Solutions (CAL$) has compiled this collection of OER and free resources for the CSU, Chico campus



Academic Earth Scroll down the page and look for the link "Find Online Courses By Subject" to see what courses are listed.

Carnegie Mellon courses stand out because of their collaboration with cognitive scientists on their campus with their Open Learning Initiative.

Coursera was founded by Stanford computer science professors Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller. Originally launched with partners Stanford, Michigan, Penn, and Princeton, many other universities have since  joined. It is a for-profit educational company.

edX  Harvard, MIT, and UC Berkeley offer courses in edX. MITx courses offer "certificates" that will bear the name of the not-for-profit overseeing the edX program, not MITs.

The Internet Archive provides an archive for free/open courses.

iTunes U from Apple.

Lumen Learning Hosted by Lumen Learning, this catalog contains community-developed OER courses.

MIT's OpenCourseWare project has been one of the biggest inspirations for the OER movement. They also offer courses with audio-visual content.

MOOC list - Also MOOC Open Culture and MOOC Class Central

My Education Path lists more than 15,000 courses

National Repository of Online Courses (NROC) from the Monterey Institute, has content distributed free-of-charge to students and teachers at public websites including HippoCampus.

Open Education Consortium is a rich source of courses.

Open Course Library from the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC).

OpenLearn Coming from across the Atlantic, the Open University gives us access to course materials via its Learning Space.

Oxford offers free but limited video course broadcasts.

Saylor Academy According to Inside Higher Ed, the Saylor Foundation worked with Excelsior and Straighterline to provide an indirect way for students to get college credit for their courses. Interestingly, Excelsior College has partnered with Pearson in their Uexcel credit by exam system.

Stanford Online offers free courses but some do come with fees.

Course Materials

Affordable Learning Solutions (from the CSU)

Applied Math and Science Education Repository

Khan Academy Has over 2100 videos, mostly about math and science topics.

MERLOT online course portal includes links to course materials and whole courses.

Open Culture links to 1300 free online courses.

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