OpenCourseWare Consortium

Name OpenCourseWare Consortium
OpenCourseWare Consortium URL

The OpenCourseWare Consortium is a collaboration of higher education institutions and associated organizations from around the world creating a broad and deep body of open educational content using a shared model.

Courseware is available in several languages and includes information management and computer science.

There are no degrees or certificates connected to these on-line courses.

Sponsors The Hewlett Foundation and several universities
Category Popularity
On-line courses in Computer Science
Audio/Video lectures Recorded courses
Highlights for High Schools Selection of material of special interest for high school teachers and students
Exams and solutions To practice what is learned
Use of e-CF n.a.
Use of ICT-Profiles n.a.
Recommendation High quality on-line course material that can both be used for self-study and as a source for training materials.
Comments The universities cooperating in this initiative all have their own style of presenting their services and not all services are offered by all of them.
More on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) can be found on Wikipedia.

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