Open Educational Resources(OER)

SL Name Description Access
1. Academic Earth Academic Earth is a website launched by Richard Ludlow and co-founders Chris Bruner and Liam Pisano, which offers free online video courses and academic lectures from the world's top universities. Online
2. Class Central Class Central is a listing of aggregated online courses from many providers to make it easy to find the best courses on almost any subject, wherever they exist. the main focus is on free (or free to audit) courses from universities, offered through massive open online course (MOOC) platforms. Online
3. Coursera Every course on Coursera is taught by top instructors from world-class universities and companies, so that schoars can learn something new anytime, anywhere. The free courses give access to on-demand video lectures, homework exercises, and community discussion forums. Paid courses provide additional quizzes and projects as well as a shareable Course Certificate upon completion. Online
4. e-ShodhSindhu It is an initiative of the Ministry of HRD, India (now Ministry of Education) merging three consortia initiatives, namely UGC-INFONET Digital Library Consortium, NLIST and INDEST-AICTE Consortium. Online
5. e-Yantra:Engineering for better tomorrow IIT Bombay envisages the 'e-Yantra' platform to harness the intellectual talent of young India to create utility based robotic applications for usage across variety of applications such as: agriculture, manufacturing, defense, home, city maintenance and services industries. Online
6. eGyanKosh a National Digital Repository to store, index, preserve, distribute and share the digital learning resources developed by the Open and Distance Learning Institutions in the country. Items in eGyanKosh are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved by IGNOU. Online
7. FOSSEE FOSSEE (Free/Libre and Open Source Software for Education) project promotes the use of FLOSS tools in academia and research. The FOSSEE project is part of the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. Online
8. FutureLearn FutureLearn’s purpose is to transform access to education. Online
9. MOOC List MOOC List is an aggregator (directory) of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and Free Online Courses from different providers. Online
10. National Digital Library of India (NDLI) The National Digital library of India is a project under Ministry of Education, India. The objective is to collect and collate metadata and provide full text index from several national and international digital libraries, as well as other relevant sources. Online
11. NPTEL Video Lectures The National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) was initiated by seven Indian Institutes of Technology (Bombay, Delhi, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Guwahati and Roorkee) along with the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 2003. Online
12. Open Education Consortium Course Search The Open Education Consortium (OEC) is a non-profit, global, members-based network of open educational institutions and organizations. OEC represents its members and provides advocacy and leadership around advancement of open education globally. 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. Online
13. SWAYAM SWAYAM is a programme initiated by MHRD, India and designed to achieve the three cardinal principles of Education Policy viz., access, equity and quality. Online
14. SWAYAM PRABHA The SWAYAM PRABHA is a group of 34 DTH channels devoted to telecasting of high-quality educational programmes on 24X7 basis using the GSAT-15 satellite. Online
15. Virtual Labs Virtual Labs is a project initiated by the MHRD, India under the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology. Online
16. MIT OpenCourseWare MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world Online
17. e-Pathshala It is an initiative of the MHRD under its National Mission on Education through ICT (NME-ICT) being executed by the UGC Online