Life and Health Sciences Tufts OpenCourseWare (OCW)

Tufts OpenCourseWare is part of a new educational movement initiated by MIT that provides free access to course content for everyone online. Tufts’ initial course offerings demonstrate the University’s strength in the life sciences in addition to its multidisciplinary approach, international perspective and underlying ethic of service to its local, national and international communities.

OpenCourseWare Consortium. ‘An OpenCourseWare is a free and open digital publication of high quality educational materials, organized as courses. The OpenCourseWare Consortium is a collaboration of more than 100 higher education institutions and associated organizations from around the world creating a broad and deep body of open educational content using a shared model. The mission of the OpenCourseWare Consortium is to advance education and empower people worldwide through opencourseware.’

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  1. You may want to check out OER Commons ( which has searchable open educational resources from a wide variety of institutions.

    The Use page of the OCW has a large index of materials by country.

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