University Rankings for Technology OpenCourseWare
Looking for OpenCourseWare focused on technology? Here's a ranking of universities that offer free technology courses.
- Science Technology Courses
- Health Technology Courses
- Engineering System Technology Courses
- Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Technology Courses
- Mechanical Engineering Technology
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers hundreds of free technology courses covering a wide range of topics. Courses combine audio, video and text and include materials such as lectures, labs, assignments and exams.
#2 Delft University of Technology
The free technology courses offered though the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands are fantastic for advanced technology students. Courses are mainly text-based, but they do include videos and other multi-media elements. Each course also includes links to supplemental technology education resources.
#3 UC Berkeley
- Introduction to Digital Electronics
- Introduction to Digital Integrated Circuits
- The Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
The University of California--Berkeley provides access to dozens of webcasts that focus on technology. Archived lectures can be viewed with a free version of RealPlayer or downloaded as an mp3 file.
#4 Utah State University
- Instructional Technology Courses
The Instructional Technology Department of Utah State University provides access to more than ten free technology courses through the university's OpenCourseWare program. A wide range of topics are covered, including educational technology, interactive learning technologies and information technology.
#5 Dixie State College of Utah
- Artificial Intelligence
- Systems Design and Administration
The Computer and Information Technology Department of the Dixie State College of Utah offers two great technology courses that are free to self-learners around the world. The comprehensive courses explore each topic in full and include lectures, assignments, quizzes and much more.
#6 Rice University
- Science and Technology Courses
Rice University's Connexions offers a wide range of technology courses that are free to everyone. All content is divided into modules, which are manageable chunks of information, or collections, which are grouped modules that read like a textbook.
#7 University of Southern Queensland
The University of Southern Queensland in Australia provides access to a number of quality technology courses. Topics include everything from computer technology to technology policy. Courses are mainly text-based, but include other multimedia elements as well.
#8 The Open University
The UK's Open University offers a number of free technology courses at introductory, intermediate and advanced levels. Courses take anywhere from a few hours to a few weeks to complete and include comprehensive text-based materials.