Open Education and OERs Repositories Free Online Course by IEEE

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IEEE is offering free online course on Open Education and OERs Repositories. This 4-week course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the ways in which open education and open educational resources are changing the rules of education.

Applicants will learn how open education and open educational resources (OERs) are changing the rules of education and how to apply them to your everyday teaching.This course will start on August 16, 2017.

Course At A Glance 

Length: 4 weeks
Effort: 2-4 hours pw
Subject: Education & Teacher Training
Institution: IEEE and edx
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes, Add a Verified Certificate for $49
Session: Course Starts on August 16, 2017

Providers’ Details

IEEE is the world’s largest professional organization dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through IEEE’s highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.

About This Course

Open education and open educational resources are deeply influencing and transforming the educational environment. This course offers a practitioner’s view of open education, open educational resources, repositories and applications for educators and professionals.

Why Take This Course?

The purpose of the course is to help faculty and professionals dedicated to education to understand the advantages of open education and how they can apply it to their everyday teaching.

Learning Outcomes

On completing this course, you will strengthen your knowledge and career potential by demonstrating an understanding of:

  • Foundations of open education and open educational resources (OERs);
  • Open licenses that apply to OERs;
  • How to search, create, use, remix and share OERs;
  • OERs repositories;
  • OERs Applications to Academia & Industry.


Manuel Castro

Manuel Castro is an Electrical and Computer Engineering educator in the Spanish University for Distance Education (UNED) and has a doctoral industrial engineering degree from the ETSII/UPM.



How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website link
  • Create an edX account to SignUp
  • Choose “Register Now” to get started.
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