In fact, the Extension School was founded with this mission in mind: to create an affordable way for any motivated student to take courses at Harvard.
We stay true to this mission today, offering several free courses and nearly 800 for-credit courses at reasonable tuition rates.
Students are encouraged to help each other by answering questions.
You are not allowed to post quiz answers, but you may recommend helpful resources, so struggling students can work out the answer for themselves.
OEC works with its members to build capacity to find, reuse, create and share Open Educational Resources (OER), develop open policy, create sustainable open education models, and enable international collaboration and innovation.
OEC annually coordinates and hosts Open Education Week, the Open Education Global Conference, and Open Education Awards for Excellence.
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In addition, you can also browse Harvard University's Digital Learning Portal, which features online learning content from across the University, both free and fee-based options. If you are unable to easily access any of the videos below, you may submit a request for accommodation, and we will work with you on your request.
MIT also stated that it would allow students (including, but not limited to, its own) to become better prepared for classes so that they may be more engaged during a class.
Since then, a number of universities have created OCW, some of which have been funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.