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Physics 1 & 2 now available

Physics 1 and Physics 2 courses now available OLI now offers College Physics 1 and College Physics 2 courses, available to instructors as a textbook replacement for use with their students. You can increase the benefit to students by including Physics Study Skills: The Student Cognition Toolbox. Learn More

By |2022-10-20T14:08:28-04:00October 20th, 2022|All posts, New tools and features|

Physics Study Skills: The Student Cognition Toolbox — Open & Free

The Student Cognition Toolbox (SCT) is a short course companion (or “sidecar”) introducing and providing direct practice in study strategies that are informed by learning science research. In this version of the SCT, material from introductory physics is used to illustrate the application of the study strategies. This version draws from material in CMU OLI’s

CCSS Project Team

Principle Investigators Norman Bier: Executive Director - Simon Institute, Carnegie Mellon University Norman Bier directs the Open Learning Initiative (OLI) and is the Executive Director of the Simon Initiative. In this dual role, he leads a 14-member research, technology, and learning engineering team, and investigates open educational resources, learning engineering, and

By |2022-12-21T15:24:12-05:00October 5th, 2022|

DigiMat Pro — Open & Free

Digital Math is the unification of math and programming. You get a deeper understanding of algorithms rather than learning special cases by heart. This makes math useful and valuable for society and for you in your daily and professional life. You begin by understanding the math of the world around you, and step by step

Composites Technology — NSC STEM Pathways Open & Free

Learn about composites fabrication, assembly, repair; CNC machining; and composite manufacturing. Composites students are prepared for entry-level positions in industries including aviation, marine, recreation, green energy, and manufacturing. Learn about Open & Free OLI courses by visiting the “Open & Free features” tab below.

By |2021-07-09T12:17:59-04:00May 18th, 2018||


The Open Learning Initiative (OLI) and its partners frequently publish findings in journals, conference proceedings, and other educational publications. We also like to highlight research results relevant to the science of learning, online education, and other topics that affect the community. 2021 R. Glassey and O. Bälter, "Sustainable Approaches for Accelerated Learning," Sustainability,

By |2023-03-15T15:23:52-04:00May 24th, 2012|
OLI Website:
New look and
New student registration process

OLI’s website has undergone a refresh, and so has the student registration process. Watch the video to see how easily students can register with a Course Key.

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