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Open Educational Resources

These pages describe the mandate of the CODS on open educational resources on the Internet.

dgCommunities
Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration worldwide
http://topics.developmentgateway.org/openeducation

MIT Open CourseWare
Provides free, searchable access to MITís course materials for educators, students and self-learners around the world.
http://ocw.mit.edu/index.html

Open Courseware consortium
The OpenCourseWare Consortium is a collaboration of more than 100 higher education institutions and associated organizations from around the world creating a broad and deep body of open educational content using a shared model.
http://ocwconsortium.org/

Chinese Open Resources for Education (CORE)
Promotes closer interaction and open sharing of educational resources between Chinese and international universities
http://www.core.org.cn/en/index.htm

Connexions Rice University
Connexions is an environment for collaboratively developing, freely sharing, and rapidly publishing scholarly content on the Web, hosted by Rice University.
http://cnx.org/

Tufts University OpenCourseware
Supports and advances education by making high-quality content freely available on the web for learners and faculty
http://ocw.tufts.edu/

Japan Open Courseware Consortium
Provides a wide rage of free and OER via de Internet to individuals interested in higher education
http://www.jocw.jp/

Utah State University Open Courseware
A free and OER for faculty, students and self-learners
http://ocw.usu.edu/

Universia
Translates MIT OCW to Spanish and Portuguese
http://www.universia.net/

Opensource Opencourseware Prototype Systems
Translates MIT OCW into Traditional Chinese
http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/HowTo/index.htm

UNESCO International Institute of Educational Planning
Works to strengthen the capacity of countries to plan and manage their educational systems.
http://www.unesco.org/iiep/

Public Library of Science
http://www.plos.org

National Science Digital Library
http://nsdl.org/index.php

Creative Commons
Offers creators a way to protect their works while building a layer of reasonable flexible copyright.
http://creativecommons.org/

Widernet eGranary:
Project to improve digital access in developing countries
http://www.widernet.org/digitallibrary/


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