The Guardian published an interesting article about free online course materials available and the potential long-terms effects of these on the university system…
Take a look at what’s available now – it’s incredible!
This is what the Guardian article above says:
“OpenCourseWare Consortium, a collaboration of more than 200 higher education institutions and other organisations creating open educational content using a shared model, www.ocwconsortium.org
Jorum, a free online service providing access to reources for teaching and support staff in UK further and higher education, www.jorum.ac.uk
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, OpenCourseWare, web-based publication of nearly all MIT course content, http://ocw.mit.edu
Free access to Open University course materials, http://openlearn.open.ac.uk
YouTube Edu, http://www.youtube.com/edu“