MIT OpenCourseWare is a collection of over 1,800 college-level class materials available at no-cost to the public. The content offered on the MIT OpenCourseWare website is taken from actual classes offered at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Anyone is free to learn from the educational material provided by studying the lecture notes, completing assignments, reading study guides, and watching lecture recordings.
The consortium is a gateway to hundreds of online courses from universities throughout the world. It doesn't host the courses on it's website, but it provides a powerful search engine for learners to find the courses they are looking interested in.
This collaborative effort between MIT and Harvard launched in Fall 2012. They offer full, interactive online classes to anyone. In addition to learning materials, you can discuss subjects with other students in the course boards, receive immediate feedback from quizzes, and participate in virtual laboratories. Additionally, you can earn EdX credentials by taking courses and proving your knowledge.
This website offers quite a few top-notch introductory Yale courses. Courses include syllabi, video lectures, reading guides, and more. Look for courses on subjects like Philosophy and the Science of Human Behavior, Modern Poetry, and Financial Market
John Hopkins OpenCourseWare
Browse through the dozens of open courses offered by John Hopkins and you're sure to find something that sparks your interest (or at least makes you want to eat healthier foods). Many courses include video taped lectures or MP3 recordings of live courses. Courses deal with health-related topics including Refugee Healthcare, Child Health and Development, Critical Analysis of Popular Diets and Dietary Supplements, and mo
UMass Boston OpenCourseWare
The University of Massachusetts Boston offers content from quite a few of their courses. Most courses offer a syllabus, a schedule, and some form of reading notes. Keep in mind that UMass Boston courses usually don't offer videotaped lectures or most of the content delivered in their face-to-face courses.
Harvard at Home
Harvard's "at Home" website is a bit different from traditional OpenCourseWare. Instead of full courses, it focuses on providing high-interest seminars, pubic addresses, and similar content. Some of the best resources include: Understanding the Crisis in the Markets - a Panel of Harvard Experts; Men, Women, and Food: Putting Gender on the Table; Reason for Hope in a Complex World, and Justice: A Journey in Moral Reasoning.