Open Educational Resources (OER)


The University of Virginia provides open education resources (OER) and open learning resources as a vital part of our mission to increase access to high-quality educational resources within the Commonwealth of Virginia.  OER content is provided on many platforms such as YouTube, Vimeo, iTunes, and Coursera.  Publishing OER has provided an opportunity for the University to expand it’s global presence, integrate global perspectives to the UVA classroom, support teaching innovation, and encourage big data research through the use of learning analytics.

There are over 40 courses and 3 specializations available through our platform partner, Coursera.  We invite you to join our outstanding faculty and the over 4 million learners from over 200 countries participating in our open online courses on Coursera.