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MOOCs - Massive Open Online Courses: Finding MOOCs / MOOC Providers

This LibGuide provides information relevant to various aspects covering MOOCs. Please also take a look at the LibGuide on Open Educational Resources

MOOC Providers, Portals & Platforms

A good point of departure is Technoduet's  A comprehensive list of MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) Providers

The Complete University Guide's MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)  may also be useful.

The following is a further  list of MOOC providers, major learning platforms, portals, aggregators and directories.

MOOCs from other universities & learning institutions

A good starting point is to go through the lists on the following site:

Open Culture - MOOCs from great universities

Most offer “certificates” or “statements of completion,” though typically not university credit.

A “$” indicates that the course is free, but the credential may carry a cost.

See the key below to understand the credentials offered by each course, and also the MOOC FAQ if you have general questions.

Courses are arranged by start date.

Free Courses Credential Key
CC = Certificate of Completion
CA = Certificate of Accomplishment
HCC – Honor Code Certificate
VC$ = Verified Certificate
VCA$ = Verified Certificate of Accomplishment
SA  = Statement of Accomplishment
SP$ = Statement of Participation
CM = Certificate of Mastery
NI – No Information About Certificate Available
NC = No Certificate

 

Upcoming courses from "MOOC List"

“MOOC List” is a directory (aggregator) of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) from different providers and is self-updating.

"Evergreen" MOOC Courses

Evergreen MOOCs are courses that you can take at any time.  This means that there is no fixed started date, you can begin on the date of your choice. To find these course, go to the link below and scroll down towards the end of the list.