Massively Open Online Courses have exploded and the phenomenon is promising the rock the world of higher education.
Fort Hays State University
http://www.fhsu.edu/ Fort Hays State University is the fastest growing of the Kansas Board of Regents universities. It is located in Hays, Kansas, and is a state, tax-assisted institution.
http://gotmooc.net/ Social entrepreneurship is the use of innovation to find new ways to help people in need. Our course encourages students to identify a category of people about which they care and build a project to help them: THE HOMELESS,ABANDONED CHILDREN,FEEBLE ELDERLY,THE ADDICTED,TEENS CONSIDERING SUICIDE…Hundreds of other categories of people in need. This course provides a step-by-step guide for building your social entrepreneurship project.
FUN: France Universite Numerique
France's National MOOC platform
Futurelearn is a private company, wholly owned by the UK's Open University. Futurelearn will bring together a range of free, open, online courses from leading UK Universities, in the same place and under the same brand. The Company will be able to draw on The Open University’s unparalleled expertise in delivering distance learning and in pioneering open education resources. These will enable Futurelearn to present a single, coherent entry point for students to the best of the UK’s online education content.
https://www.futurelearn.com/courses - Initial MOOCs include: Introduction to Forensic Science, Muslims in Britain, Critical Listening for Music Studio Production, Inside Cancer, Discover Dentistry, Dental Photography in Practice, The MIND is Flat, The Secret Power of Brands, Web Science: How the Web is changing the world, and others.
INSTRUCTURE / Canvas Network
www.instructure.com / www.canvas.net
Utah-based venture-backed learning platform company founded in 2008 that provides access to free and paid MOOCs thru their canvas network site www.canvas.net. Courses listed included offerings from Brown University, UCF, Santa Clara University, the Utah University, Utah State University, Scottsdale Community College, Ball State University, etc. Courses offered range from History to Game Design Concepts to Basic Math to Improving your Spanish Pronunciation, etc.
http://www.iversity.org/ - From Germany. Open Courses Education for everyone We make online learning interactive, scalable and social.
http://un.iversity.org/ - Tutorial. The Collaboration Network for Academia Organize courses, research groups and conferences – for free
MIRIADAx - https://www.miriadax.net/ - SPAIN. Founded by Universia (http://www.universia.es/index.htm) and Telefonica Learning Services ( http://www.telefonicalearningservices.com/) with involvement by Santander & other groups. Working with 18+ Spanish and Latin America Universities.(https://www.miriadax.net/web/general-navigation/universidades)
Courses - https://www.miriadax.net/web/general-navigation/cursos - Spanish & English
MITx - http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mitx-related-courseware/- MITx will offer a portfolio of MIT courses for free to a virtual community of learners around the world. It will also enhance the educational experience of its on-campus students, offering them online tools that supplement and enrich their classroom and laboratory experiences.
MOOC FACTORY - Ecole Polytechnicque Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) - Center for Digital Education
http://moocs.epfl.ch/mooc-factory - The center aims to foster the adoption of MOOCs both within EPFL and by partners of EPFL. The center missions are to produce MOOCs for EPFL and its partners, and to operate MOOC-based educational programs.
http://moocs.epfl.ch/page-92640-en.html - List of MOOCs
www.MOOCsUniversity.org - Initial courses, programs and services in 2014.
MR UNIVERSITY - Marginal Revolution University - http://mruniversity.com/
A free and expanding MOOCs resource for learning Economics. Created by two economics professors at George Mason University. Courses include:
The Eurozone Crisis<http://mruniversity.com/courses/eurozone-crisis>
Economics of the Media<http://mruniversity.com/taxonomy/term/89/>
The American Housing Finance System<http://mruniversity.com/taxonomy/term/90/>
Mexico's Economy: Current Prospects and History<http://mruniversity.com/courses/mexicos-economy-current-prospects-and-history>
Development Economics - Why are some countries Rick and others Poor? - http://mruniversity.com/courses/development-economics-0
NationsUniversity - http://www.nationsu.org/#!standing/c1u7y - NationsUniversity® is "a school without walls" that provides high-quality Christian education for people in every nation at little or no cost to students who can’t afford to pay. NationsUniversity® has been incorporated in the state of Louisiana as a degree-granting educational institution. For the past three years, NationsUniversity has concentrated efforts to prepare the institution for an accreditation bid, but has not yet announced that they have achieved official accreditation. For more accreditation information, please contact the school directly thru their website.
http://www.nationsu.net/course/category.php?id=5 - School offers several non-credit Open Online Courses in several languages on their site. Courses include: A Search for the Spiritual, The Church By Decade, A Synopsis of Islam, and others.Languages include: Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, French, Portuguese, Spanish & English.
North Carolina State University - http://go.distance.ncsu.edu/digital-asic/ - MOOC on Digital ASICs (Application Specific Integrated Circuits), which are at the core of ALL modern Information Technology. open online course that teaches you how to design a digital ASIC (standard cell or FPGA) using the Verilog Hardware Description Language
NOVOED - New Name for Venture Labs, http://novoed.com/ - More MOOCs from Stanford. Courses from "Crash Course in Creativity" to "Mobile Health without Borders" to "Technology Entrepreneurship" to "Sustainable Design & Product Management" and others.
OERu - Open Educational Resources University
OERu will allow students to study courses from 31 institutions around the world for free online is to launch this week – and is billed as a more attractive option than massive open online courses. Students who complete an Open Educational Resources University course will be able to pay a fee to have their work assessed for academic credit, which would then be recognised by all the universities participating in the OERu. In theory, the students could approach any of the partner institutions with evidence of the credits they have amassed and apply for degrees. Once the university assessors are satisfied that the applicants can demonstrate the learning outcomes associated with its programs, they would become eligible for graduation. Open Educational Resources Foundation, the New Zealand-based organization is coordinating the development of OERu. University of Southern Queensland has said that the cost to OERu users wishing to gain academic credit for a module on international relations would be approximately A$200 (£120).
http://opencourseworld.de/ - Provider working with German Universities & Corporations. Offerings to date limited to Business Process Management; How to create a Windows 8 App; Learn How To Lead; IT, etc. German & English.
Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) MOOCs. Courses match the high-quality curriculum at HPI, Germany’s highest ranked computer science institute. On the basis of instructional videos, interactive self-tests and practical exercises, participants receive in-depth knowledge on multi-faceted topics in IT technology. Courses are open: that means participation is free and there are no prerequisites of any kind.
https://openhpi.de/courses - Part of their courses address a general audience and introduce the foundations of information technology, e.g., the design and structure of the Internet and the World Wide Web, the structure and operation of database systems or security in information technology. Other courses are geared towards ICT professionals who wish to keep up with the very latest innovations in computer science research, e.g., In-Memory Data Management, the Semantic Web, or Multicore and Cloud Computing.
Courses are conducted in German and English.
http://www.open.edu/openlearn/about-openlearn/frequently-asked-questions-on-openlearn - OpenLearn gives you free access to learning materials from The Open University. Over 8000 study hours of learning materials from Open University courses. The website continues to grow with new course materials being published regularly in our OpenLearn 'Try' section. And that's not all. In 2010 we merged OpenLearn with open2.net, the Open University website that has supported our BBC broadcasts since 1999. So now OpenLearn gives access to topical and interactive content, from expert blogs, to videos and games. This 'open media' often links to our BBC television and radio programmes.
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