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Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via theweb. In addition to traditional course materials such as filmed lectures, readings, and problem sets, many MOOCs provide interactive user forums to support community interactions among students, professors, and teaching assistants (TAs). MOOCs are a recent and widely researched development in distance education which were first introduced in 2008 and emerged as a popular mode of learning in 2012.

Platforms Focused on Different Topics


1 - Khan Academy (click here)

Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization created in 2006 by educator Salman "Sal" Khan with the aim of providing a "free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere". The organization produces short lectures in the form of YouTube videos.  In addition to micro lectures, the organization's website features practice exercises and tools for educators. All resources are available for free to anyone around the world. The main language of the website is English, but the content is also available in other languages.

2 - COURSERA (click here)


Coursera  is a venture-backed, for-profit, educational technology company that offers massive open online courses(MOOCs). Coursera works with universities and other organizations to make some of their courses available online, offering courses in subjects, such as: physicsengineeringhumanitiesmedicinebiologysocial sciencesmathematicsbusiness,computer science, digital marketing, data science, and other subjects.

3 - MIT Open Course Ware (click here)


MIT OpenCourseWare (MIT OCW) is an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to put all of the educational materials from its undergraduate- and graduate-level courses onlinefreely and openly available to anyone, anywhere. MIT OpenCourseWare is a large-scale, web-based publication of MIT course materials. The project was announced on April 4, 2001and uses Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike license. 

5 - Cursos abiertos de la UNED, spanish (click here)


La Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Informáticos de la UNED es un centro público-estatal de educación superior, de ámbito nacional e internacional, con una extensa red de centros asociados, que prepara y expide los títulos de grado en ingeniería informática, grado TIC, másteres (de investigación y profesionales) y doctorados. La ETSI Informática de la UNED se diferencia por el fomento del autoaprendizaje a través de libros y ordenador, combinado con tutorías presenciales o virtuales en cada centro asociado y la tecnología e-learning: cursos virtuales en Web, e-mail, videoconferencias, chats, newsgroups, foros y cursos abiertos (OCW-UNED ), junto con otros servicios ofrecidos por Internet como FTP/SFTP

6 - UDACITY - Courses and Nanodegree Programs (click here)


Udacity is a for-profit educational organization founded by Sebastian Thrun, David Stavens, and Mike Sokolsky offering massive open online courses (MOOCs). According to Thrun, the origin of the name Udacity comes from the company's desire to be "audacious for you, the student". While it originally focused on offering university-style courses, it now focuses more on vocational courses for professionals.

7 - Open culture (click here)


Open Culture brings together high-quality cultural & educational media for the worldwide lifelong learning community. Web 2.0 has given us great amounts of intelligent audio and video. It’s all free. It’s all enriching. But it’s also scattered across the web, and not easy to find. Our whole mission is to centralize this content, curate it, and give you access to this high quality content whenever and wherever you want it.


8 - Floqq (click here)


Floqq is aiming at democratising continuous education by empowering people to learn and teach what matters to them.

In order to succeed in a fast-changing business world, there is a growing need to acquire the skills that are currently demanded by companies, but not provided by traditional academic education.

9 - edX (click here)

edX is a massive open online course (MOOC) provider. It hosts online university-level courses in a wide range of disciplines to a worldwide student body, including some courses at no charge. It also conducts research into learning based on how people use its platform. EdX differs from other MOOC providers, such as Coursera and Udacity, in that it is a nonprofit organization and runs onopen-source software.

10 - Iversity (click here)

iversity.org is a European-based online education platform. Since October 2013, iversity has specialised in providing online courses and lectures in higher education, specifically MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses).Courses are free and open for anyone to enrol and participate.Many of them are conducted in English or German, but also other languages. iversity cooperates with individual professors as well as different European universities.

11 - Unitar (click here)


The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) was established in 1963 following a UN General Assembly resolution "for the purpose of enhancing the effectiveness of the United Nations in achieving the major objectives of the Organization through extensive training and research".

UNITAR offers courses that run throughout the year or several times a year that are free-of-charge and open to the public. 


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