Open Education Resources university

Courses

Take university-level courses online for free and submit assessments when you are ready to have your learning recognised for formal academic credit.

Over time, the number of courses will be expanded as well as the range of credential options. 

Open Content Licensing for Educators

Open Content Licensing for Educators

Past

Learn about the concepts of open educational resources, copyright and Creative Commons open licenses to achieve more sustainable education for all.

Start: 18 Jun 2014
Micro course
Level: 3rd year
2 weeks, 10 hours per week
Certificates of achievement Official course credit
Regional Relations in Asia and the Pacific

Regional Relations in Asia and the Pacific

New

This course introduces students to the study of international relations and the social sciences with a focus on fundamental aspects of history and culture in Asia and the Pacific.

Third quarter 2014
Micro course
Level: 1st year
4 weeks, 10 hours per week
Certificates of achievement Official course credit
Introduction to Art Appreciation and Techniques

Introduction to Art Appreciation and Techniques

New

This course introduces you to the basics of art appreciation: definitions and roles of the artist, visual thinking, artistic elements and principles of the visual language, and how art speaks.

Third quarter, 2014
Micro course
Level: 1st year
Certificates of achievement Official course credit
Resourcing a Small Enterprise

Resourcing a Small Enterprise

New

Whatever their type or size, all businesses have one thing in common: they all want to make money. In this respect at least, there are only two kinds: successful and unsuccessful. This course address how this will be achieved.

3rd quarter 2014
Full Course
Level: 1st year
10 weeks, 2 hours per week
Certificates of achievement Official course credit
Understanding Culture in Asia and the Pacific

Understanding Culture in Asia and the Pacific

New

This course develops students' knowledge of the historical significance of Asia and the Pacific and introduces them to a variety of human ideas, values, beliefs and behaviours.

2nd quarter 2014
Micro course
Level: 1st year
4 weeks, 10 hours per week
Certificates of achievement Official course credit
Dimensions of Openness in Education

Dimensions of Openness in Education

New

Learn about the concepts of open educational practices (OEP), open policy, open source and open teaching to achieve more sustainable education for all.

1st quarter 2015
Micro course
Level: 3rd year
2 weeks, 10 hours per week
Certificates of achievement Official course credit
Artistic Media

Artistic Media

New

This course gives an overview of two- and three-dimensional art, and the camera arts.

Third quarter, 2-14
Micro course
Level: 1st year
Certificates of achievement Official course credit
Developing a Business Plan

Developing a Business Plan

New

Learn how to construct and present a detailed and professional business plan for future success.

3rd quarter 2014
Full Course
Level: 1st year
10 weeks, 2 hours per week
Certificates of achievement Official course credit
Regional Economics in Asia and the Pacific

Regional Economics in Asia and the Pacific

New

In this course students will learn about the factors that have prompted growing interdependence of states in Asia and the Pacific and about the historical and current economic climate of the region.

2nd quarter 2014
Micro course
Level: 1st year
Certificates of achievement Official course credit
Digital Skills for Collaborative OER Development

Digital Skills for Collaborative OER Development

New

This is a hands-on course where you will learn and demonstrate your skills in using digital technologies for collaborative OER development culminating in a design blueprint for developing an OER learning sequence.

2nd quarter 2015
Micro course
Level: 3rd year
3 weeks, 10 hours per week
Certificates of achievement Official course credit
Art and Our World

Art and Our World

New

This course looks at architecture, how artists express and interpret our world, and how art helps us interpret mortality, the spirit and fantasy.

Third quarter 2014
Micro course
Level:
Certificates of achievement Official course credit
Tourism in Asia and the Pacific

Tourism in Asia and the Pacific

New

This course focusses on tourism to the Asia and Pacific. It draws on three prior courses to encourage students to demonstrate cultural literacy skills and a detailed knowledge of one particular state or region.

2nd quarter 2014
Micro course
Level: 1st year
4 weeks, 10 hours per week
Certificates of achievement Official course credit
OER Development Project

OER Development Project

New

Put your digital skills and knowledge of open educational practices to work and develop OER learning materials for the real world, with options for recognition towards formal academic credit.

2nd quarter 2015
Micro course
Level: 3rd year
4 weeks, self-guided study, 10 hours per week
Certificates of achievement Official course credit
Technology Diffusion and Models of Change in Education

Technology Diffusion and Models of Change in Education

New

Learn about the complexities of change with digital technologies in tertiary education from the perspective of the educator and students and apply this knowledge to local teaching contexts.

2nd quarter 2015
Micro course
Level: 3rd year
2 weeks, 10 hours per week
Certificates of achievement Official course credit
Scenario Planning for Educators

Scenario Planning for Educators

New

What futures are possible in education? Learn how to plan for uncertain education futures using scenario planing.

2nd quarter 2015
Micro course
Level: 3rd year
2 weeks, 10 hours per week
Certificates of achievement Official course credit
The e-Learning Maturity Model (eMM)

The e-Learning Maturity Model (eMM)

New

Learn how to assess organisational capability to sustainably develop, deploy and support e-learning so that organisations can engage in high quality processes which can be replicated, extended and sustained over time.

2nd quarter 2015
Micro course
Level: 3rd year
Certificates of achievement Official course credit