A massive open online course (MOOC) is an online course freely available to anyone who wants to participate. MOOCs usually:
Many, including UQx, offer verified certificates on completion for a small fee.
Search for MOOCs across platforms:
Note: Many courses are free to participate for the length of the course. You may need to pay a fee for extended access or to get a certificate.
These course platforms have high quality courses with free participation but also charge fees for courses:
Open courses, sometimes referred to as OpenCourseWare, are online courses created gratis by Universities. Most are freely available to use under Creative Commons Licences.