Massively Open Online Courses have exploded and the phenomenon is promising the rock the world of higher education.
Australian MOOC provider. Free courses with opportunity for certificate of achievement. Universities include: Central Instiitute of Technology, Curtin University, Griffith University, RMIT University, Mcquarie University, MGSM, ICMS, Polytechnic West, Tafesa, Tafe - Sydney Institute, Enterprise Architects, Gowrie Victoria, Open2Study, etc.
http://www.openuped.eu/ -The European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU), that mostly involves open universities from France, Italy, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, UK, Russia, Turkey and Israel, launched pan-European university MOOCs
http://www.openuped.eu/55-test1 -Courses: Courses range from mathematics to economics, e-skills to e-commerce, climate change to cultural heritage, corporate social responsibility to the modern Middle East, and language learning to writing fiction. Each partner is offering courses via its own learning platform and at least in its home language. The current choice is from the 11 languages of the partners, plus Arabic.
All courses may lead to recognition: a completion certificate, a so-called badge, or a credit certificate that may count towards a degree. In the latter case, you have to pay for the certificate, with the cost ranging from € 25 to € 400, depending on the course size (the hours of study involved) and institution
http://see.stanford.edu/default.aspx - Stanford Engineering Everywhere - For the first time in its history, Stanford is offering some of its most popular engineering classes free of charge to students and educators around the world. Stanford Engineering Everywhere (SEE) expands the Stanford experience to students and educators online. A computer and an Internet connection are all you need. View lecture videos, access reading lists and other course handouts, take quizzes and tests, and communicate with other SEE students, all at your convenience.
SEE programming includes one of Stanford’s most popular engineering sequences: the three-course Introduction to Computer Science taken by the majority of Stanford undergraduates, and seven more advanced courses in artificial intelligence and electrical engineering
Salford Business School
University of Salford Manchester
http://www.salford.ac.uk/business-school/business-management-courses/mooc-search-social-media-marketing-international-business -"Search and Social Media Marketing for International Business" pilot MOOC helps you to develop your individual as well as professional online profile, with a view to enhancing international trade prospects. Individuals will benefit by having a better-informed digital online profile for career development. Businesses will learn how to develop a more robust online presence and engage with international audiences to enhance international trade prospects. The MOOC comprises of twelve videos which will contain theoretical background from academic staff, as well as industry insights from key professional speakers. Each video is accompanied by activities, which will help you to put your newfound knowledge into practice.
Sunstone Business School
India. Sunstone Business School Open Courses is India’s first Open Courses in management.
http://sunstone.in/management-program/about-us/ - General info about the school, and its management.
Local Chinese MOOCs Platform of Tsinghua University. Site offering MOOCs from Tsinghua, Peking and MIT. This site may be a pilot test or beginning of a Chinese countrywide MOOC platform similar in design to what France has done.
Australia’s first provider of open online subjects that can be credited towards a university degree. uneOpen is an initiative of theUniversity of New England (UNE), Australia’s leading distance education provider, and represents an opportunity for students to take an alternative pathway towards completing a university degree.
Examinations & Formal Accreditation - If you wish to gain formal accreditation for your study, you can choose to undertake a challenge examination within set examination periods for each trimester for $495. Exams will be held by the University of New England at a number of official Exam Centres across Australia and are subject to UNE’s examination procedures.
https://www.uneopen.com/app/about/a_id/18 - Progressing to UNE Degrees.Any subjects you complete through uneOpen can be recognized for credit into a range of degrees at the University of New England. Each subject from uneOpen is equivalent to a unit at the University of New England. There are currently a number of formal pathways from uneOpen which lead to degrees including the Bachelor of Criminology, Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Arts (Sociology), or the Master of Business at UNE
http://unimooc.com/landing/index.html - Spanish language MOOC for Entrepeneurs by a group that includes International Institute of Economics at the University of Alicantes and others.
http://unimooc.com/landing/index.html?page=quequienes.html - UniMOOC Æmprende es un proyecto colaborativo (ver Comisión UNIMOOC) impulsado originariamente desde el Instituto de Economía Internacional de la Universidad de Alicante con participación de las siguientes organizaciones y empresas: Santander Universidades, Google, Conferencia de Rectores de Universidades Españolas, Universidad Internacional Menendez Pelayo, Red Emprendia, Orbyt, Escuela de Organización Industrial, UNED-Csev, Universia, Fundación de la Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes, UNIA, Universidad de Murcia, Universidad de Cantabria, CISE, Universidad de Alicante y CertiUNI
Universidade Aberta - iMOOC
http://imooc.uab.pt/ - MOOC offerings from Portuguese Open University. Update: iMOOC has joined OpenUpEd (information on OpenUpEd initiative included separately in this directory)
Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
http://www.crypt4you.com/ - Crypt4you es un nuevo formato de enseñanza en seguridad de la información, masiva, online y gratuita. Primer MOOC Massive Open Online Course en español que nace el 15 de marzo de 2012 dentro la Red Temática de Criptografía y Seguridad de la Información Criptored, en la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, España. Cada nuevo curso estará compuesto por un conjunto de lecciones que se publicarán en el sitio Web del proyecto, siendo sus autores investigadores y profesores miembros de esta red temática o destacados expertos invitados. Con mÃ¡s de 165.000 accesos, el objetivo de Crypt4you es convertirse en el Aula Virtual de referencia en seguridad de la información en lengua hispana
University of Amsterdam
http://mooc.uva.nl/portal - Launched first MOOC on Introduction to Communication Science and others/sessions to come in the future.
University of California - Irvine: OpenCourseware
Courses - http://ocw.uci.edu/courses/ - Categories include arts, business management, education, engineering, health sciences, humanities, information & computer sciences, law, physical sciences, social ecology, social sciences and others. Courses have a button entitled "Available for Credit?" to check if the option to take the course for credit is available.
Multilingual offerings - Some of the Business and Management courses were shown to be offered in Spanish and Portuguese
University of Western Australia
https://www.class2go.uwa.edu.au/ - Offering MOOCs in Introduction to Databases, and Material Behaviour from Atoms to Bridges.
http://www.redunx.org/web/guest/home - Comunidad iberoamericana de emprendimiento digital que ofrece un entorno de colaboración y aprendizaje enteramente abierto.
http://www.redunx.org/web/general-navigation/aprende - Cursos
http://www.redunx.org/web/conocenos/partners -unX inicia su andadura de la mano de instituciones de reconocido prestigio como el Instituto Tecnológico de Massachusetts – MIT, la Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia – UNED, Telefónica, Banco de Santander y Universia y el Centro Superior para la EnseñanzaVirtual - CSEV
Brazilian MOOCs/Video provider. Portuguese and/or Spanish subtitles added to US courses. Offered one of the first Latin American-based MOOC from the University of Sao Paolo.
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