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Open Educational Resources: United States

United States

​Carnegie Mellon University, Open Learning Initiative - multiple subjects.  Anyone can use the courses without registering, but work will not be saved. Lessons include quizzes. There are materials for students and faculty. Accessing material is free and instructors can set up a course for their students which will include metrics to track their progress.


Foothill College, Sofia Open Content Initiative - open content initiative, promotes faculty & institutional sharing of online content: Project Overview, Course Gallery, News & Articles.

Harvard University, Open Learning Initiative - selection of noncredit online courses featuring faculty to the public for free


Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School, OpenCourseWare Project - access to most popular courses, open access to info & knowledge about obstacles to public's health & potential solutions: content by topic, image library.


Kutztown University of Pennsylvania - the Kutztown University of Pennsylvania’s Small Business Development Center offers more than 80 free business courses online. Kutztown’s courses are individualized and self-paced. Many of the courses feature high-end graphics, interactive case studies and audio streams.


MIT OpenCourseWare - to advance knowledge and educate students worldwide, MIT offers free online materials from 2,340 courses.


Monterey Institute for Technology and Education, National Repository of Online Courses (NROC) - growing library of online courses for students and faculty in higher education, high school and advanced placement: U.S. government, psychology, world religions, statistics for social sciences, U.S. history, non-majors biology, environmental science, physics, and algebra. 


Notre Dame University edX (NotreDameX) - free and open educational resources for faculty, students, and self-learners throughout the world, including aerospace & mechanical engineering, architecture, social concerns, civil engineering & geological sciences, computers, energy & earth sciences, history, math, philosophy, physics, political science, language & literature, sociology.
Pennsylvania State University, OER Courseware Modules - resources are available for reuse by teachers and learners worldwide: energy and mineral engineering, geography, geosciences, science and engineering, meteorology, earth and environmental systems, outreach resources.

Stanford University, Stanford Engineering Everywhere (SEE) - popular engineering classes free of charge for students and educators around the world, lecture videos, reading lists and handouts, quizzes and tests.


University of California (UC)-Irvine, UCI Open - offerings directed at working adults seeking continuing education with option to enroll in related instructor-led, for-credit courses: collections, courses, materials, lectures. UC-Berkeley, webcast berkeley - central service for online video & audio for students and learners around the globe.  UC-San Diego, podcasts - various courses in audio or video format.



University of Michigan, Open.Michigan - collection of OER, ranging from course materials to videos to software tools to student work, ready for downloading and remixing: literature, science and the arts, architecture + urban planning, dentistry, education, engineering, information, medical, nursing, pharmacy, public health, public policy, social work.

University of Washington, OpenUW - series of free courses:  American Civil War, energy, diet and weight, Greek mythology, HTML basics, history of jazz, American Revolution, Shakespeare's comedies, heroic fantasy, World War II.  


Utah State University, OpenCourseWare - collection of educational material used in formal campus courses, provides people around world with opportunity to access learning opportunities.


Yale University, Open Yale Courses - lectures and other materials from selected Yale College courses, span full range of liberal arts disciplines, including humanities, social sciences, and physical and biological sciences. | North Library: 281-459-7116 | Central Library: 281-476-1850 | South Library: 281-998-6150 ext. 3306