Open Online Courses

Open Online Courses

 

WHAT IS AN OPEN COURSE?

Courses open to global learners, inside and outside the UC San Diego community, and hosted on either an external online course provided (Coursera or edX), or on UC San Diego Online (Open edX). Open courses typically offer flexible enrollment options and pacing.

 

PLATFORMS FOR OPEN COURSES

 

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Coursera

A massive open online course provider founded by Stanford faculty. Coursera partners with universities and organizations to offer online courses, certifications and degrees.

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edX

A massive open online course provider founded by Harvard and MIT. EdX partners with universities to offer online courses, certificate programs and degrees.

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UC San Diego Online

UC San Diego's branded instance of Open edX. Open edX is an open source learning management system with a large supportive community. It is the same platform that powers edX.org.

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