“The idea is simple: to publish all of our course materials online and make them widely available to everyone.”
Dick K.P. Yue, Professor, MIT School of Engineering
Welcome to MIT OpenCourseWare!
Here are a few things to know about MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) before you begin:
There are more than 2,100 courses on OCW and you might want to begin your exploration in any of these ways:
Each OCW course offers some type of instruction which may include a syllabus, lecture notes, reading list, or calendar, and a learning activity such as assignments, quizzes, or exams.
The best places to begin are:
Then it's up to you to decide what you'd like to learn. Whether you choose to study a course from beginning to end or just focus on a concept or two, we encourage you to study at your own pace since you won't receive any credit, certificate, or degree from OCW.
To see if there is a community of learners studying the same subject or topic, please visit OpenStudy.com. You can pose questions and provide answers with anyone in the study group.
You might have questions about the overall sequence for courses within each discipline and what courses MIT requires for a complete program of study. You can find out by visiting the MIT curriculum guide. Please note, OCW provides this guide for informational purposes only. You cannot receive a degree, a certificate, or any kind of credit for your study of courses on OCW.
OCW offers numerous resources for you to use, adapt, and share with your students. Here are some helpful tips:
If you still have questions about using OCW, feel free to click on any of the links on the right to help you troubleshoot.