khan academy logoName: Khan Academy

Slogan: You can learn anything. For free. For everyone. Forever.

Statement: Our mission is to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere.

Courses: Math, Science & Engineering, Computing, Arts & Humanities, Economics & Finance, Test preparation

Language: English, German, French and many more

Made for: Learners, teachers, parents

Price: Free

Certificates: None

About: Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Our math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps. We've also partnered with institutions like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to offer specialized content.

Link: https://www.khanacademy.org/

coursera logoName: Coursera

Slogan: Take the world's best courses, online.

Statement: Coursera provides universal access to the world’s best education, partnering with top universities and organizations to offer courses online.

Courses: Arts and Humanities, Business, Computer Science, Data Science, Life Sciences, Math and Logic, Personal Development, Physical Science and Engineering, Social Sciences, Language learning

Language: English

Made for: Private and Business

Price: Variety of prices for different courses

Certificates: Certificates and degrees

About: Coursera is an online education company that offers courses, Specializations, and degrees from 150 of the world’s top universities and educational institutions, including Stanford University, Yale University, University of Pennsylvania, Johns Hopkins University, HEC Paris, The National Autonomous University of Mexico, and Indian School of Business. Over 26 million registered learners come to Coursera to take more than 2,000 courses and Specializations in dozens of topics, from business, to technology, to data science, to creative arts. Coursera empowers learners around the world to achieve their career, educational, and personal enrichment goals throughout their lives. Coursera is backed by leading venture capital firms such as Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, New Enterprise Associates, GSV Capital, International Finance Corporation, Laureate Education Inc., and Learn Capital.

Link: https://www.coursera.org/

openlearning logoName: OpenLearning

Slogan: Choose from thousands of the world's most social online courses.

Statement: We are dedicated to empowering both students and teachers by providing an environment that moves beyond content delivery to focus on community, connectedness, and student engagement.

Courses: Arts and Design, Business and Economics, Computer and Technology, Education, Engineering, Health and Medicine, Humanities, Language and Communication, Law,  Lifestyle, Math and Science, Self improvement, Sports and Fitness, 

Language: Different languages

Made for: Learners, teachers, institutions

Price: Free and paid courses

Certificates: Certificates

About: The OpenLearning platform runs as a web-based social learning platform and mobile application which has been built from the ground up on solid educational foundations since its inception. The goal is to provide a very social learning environment in which students feel empowered, deep learning experiences are fostered, students are intrinsically motivated, and passionate communities of practice flourish through well-designed constructive experiences. This has been realised with the latest social technology, and is designed for a global, connected society. Additionally, OpenLearning is an innovator in the field, and extends existing educational theory to not only the design thinking behind the mechanics of the platform, but by providing a launch pad for new academic educational research with the ability to continually experiment with novel educational mechanics for both educators and technologists.

Link: https://www.openlearning.com/

udemy logoName: Udemy

Slogan: Be Able. From programming to photography, take in-depth online courses and meet any challenge with skill.

Statement: At Udemy, we’re improving lives through learning. Join millions of students and instructors in the world’s largest online learning marketplace.

Courses: Development, Business, IT & Software, Office Productivity, Personal Development, Design, Marketing, Lifestyle, Photography, Health & Fitness, Teacher Training, Music, Academics, Language, Test Prep

Language: English, Spanish, Italian, German, French and many more

Made for: Learners, teachers, business

Price: Free and paid

Certificates: Certificate of completion

About: Udemy is a global marketplace for learning and teaching online where students are mastering new skills and achieving their goals by learning from an extensive library of over 55,000 courses taught by expert instructors.

Link: https://www.udemy.com/

edx logoName: Edx

Slogan: Free Online Courses. Advance Your Career. Improve Your Life.

Statement: At edX, we take our mission of increasing global access to quality education seriously. We connect learners to the best universities and institutions from around the world. 

Courses: Architecture, Art & Culture, Biology & Life Sciences, Business & Management, Chemistry, Communication, Computer Science, Data Analysis & Statistic, Design, Economics & Finance, Education & Teacher Training, Electronics, Energy & Earth Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Ethics, Food & Nutrition, Health & Safety, History, Humanities, Language, Law, Literature, Math, Medicine, Music, Philosophy & Ethics, Physics, Science, Social Sciences

Language: English, Spanish, French, Chines and more

Made for: Learners

Price: Free

Certificates: None

About: Founded by Harvard University and MIT in 2012, edX is an online learning destination and MOOC provider, offering high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere.

With more than 90 global partners, we are proud to count the world’s leading universities, nonprofits, and institutions as our members. EdX university members top the QS World University Rankings® with our founders receiving the top honors, and edX partner institutions ranking highly on the full list.

Link: https://www.edx.org

freecodecamp logoName: freeCodeCamp

Slogan: Learn to code for free.

Statement: We’re a community that helps you learn to code, then get experience by contributing to open source projects used by nonprofits.

Courses: Front End Development Certification, Data Visualization Certification, Back End Development Certification, Video Challenges, Open Source for Good, Coding Interview Preparation

Language: English

Made for: Learners

Price: Free

Certificates: Certificates in different topics

Link: https://www.freecodecamp.org/

mit logo

Name: MIT OpenCourseWare

Slogan: MIT OpenCourseWare makes the materials used in the teaching of almost all of MIT's subjects available on the Web, free of charge. With more than 2,400 courses available, OCW is delivering on the promise of open sharing of knowledge.

Statement: “The idea is simple: to publish all of our course materials online and make them widely available to everyone.” Dick K.P. Yue, Professor, MIT School of Engineering

Courses: Business, Energy, Engineering, Fine Arts, Health and Medicine, Humanities, Mathematics, Science, Social Science, Society, Teaching and Education

Language: English, Traditional Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, Persian, Turkish, Korean

Made for: Learners

Price: Free

Certificates: None

About: Through OCW, educators improve courses and curricula, making their schools more effective; students find additional resources to help them succeed; and independent learners enrich their lives and use the content to tackle some of our world’s most difficult challenges, including sustainable development, climate change, and cancer eradication.

Link: https://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm

openyalecourses logoName: Open Yale Courses

Statement: Open Yale Courses provides free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University. The aim of the project is to expand access to educational materials for all who wish to learn.

Courses: African American Studies, American Studies, Astronomy, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Classics, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, Geology & Geophysics, History, History of Art, Italian Language & Literature, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental BiologyMusic, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Spanish & Portuguese

Language: English

Made for: Learners

Price: Free

Certificates: Although no course credit can be earned for courses viewed on the Open Yale Courses website, two of the courses made available through the project can be taken for Yale College credit through the Yale Summer Online. 

About: We welcome you to explore Open Yale Courses where you can discover a wide range of timely and timeless topics taught by Yale professors, each with a unique perspective and an individual interpretation of a particular field of study. We hope the lectures and other course materials, which reflect the values of a Yale liberal arts education, inspire your own critical thinking and creative imagination. We greatly appreciate your enthusiastic response to this initiative and hope you will stay in touch!

Link: http://oyc.yale.edu/

stanfordonline logoName: Stanford Online

Slogan: LIFELONG LEARNING

Statement: The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (VPTL) is committed to creating and supporting a lifetime of learning opportunities for learners on campus and beyond. Through free online courses, graduate and professional certificates, advanced degrees, and executive education programs, we are facilitating extended and meaningful engagement with Stanford faculty and their research, for learners of different ages, regions, and backgrounds throughout many stages of their lives and careers.

Courses: http://online.stanford.edu/courses

Language: English

Made for: Learners

Price: Free

Certificates: None

About: Stanford eCorner offers 2,000 free videos (full talks and highlight clips), podcasts and articles to help you develop an entrepreneurial mindset. Content is developed by the Stanford Technology Ventures Program and Stanford University and shares the diverse insights and perspectives of Stanford Engineering faculty, community members, and leading entrepreneurs and innovators from around the world.

Stanford on iTunes U makes available more than 3,000 Stanford audio and video programs on Apple's popular iTunes platform, including lectures, faculty presentations and campus events.

Stanford on YouTube is an archive of videos from schools, departments, and programs across the university highlighting faculty lectures and research.

Stanford is thinking broadly about how we will educate students in the 21st Century. VPTL on YouTube offers an archive of videos from events and programs that are focused on the transformation of learning at Stanford — and beyond.

Link: http://online.stanford.edu/

universityofthepeople logoName: University of the People

Statement: The mission of University of the People is to offer affordable, quality, online, degree-granting educational programs to any qualified student.

Courses: Business Administration, Computer Science, Health Science

Language: English

Made for: Learners

Price: Fees for exams

Certificates: Although no course credit can be earned for courses viewed on the Open Yale Courses website, two of the courses made available through the project can be taken for Yale College credit through the Yale Summer Online. 

About: University of the People (UoPeople) believes that access to higher education is a key ingredient in the promotion of world peace and global economic development. It views higher education as a basic right, and believes that it can both transform the lives of individuals and be an important force for societal change. UoPeople believes that education plays a fundamental role in strengthening respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms, and in promoting understanding and tolerance.

https://www.uopeople.edu/about/uopeople/mission-values/

Link: https://www.uopeople.edu/

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    What is your experience with online learning or teaching? Have you started some courses?
     
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