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Open Yale Courses : Online Videos and Course Material

Open Yale Courses strive to provide a less monetary value to provide better educational environment. These make inroads to provide funding less zone of educational betterment. The organization is putting forth deliberate efforts to have the best intellectuals in the country to impart education.

The university highly aims at focusing and delivering formats to widen the access to educational know how for all who wish to learn. It maximizes the usage of technology where the teachings and lectures along with training materials are updated without any charge. There come series of courses covering the major areas as arts disciplines that covers humanities, social sciences, physical and biological sciences.

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History and Today

Open Yale Courses started their service in the year 2007; December with an amalgamation of seven courses from various departments. While the present statistics demonstrate for 42 courses from a whole new range of new courses to innovative lanes.

While there has been a huge programming management in terms of providing free online classes, the good valued ones are definitely pouring in from Yale University. Being quite truthful with regard to the quality of their educational mass and the consistency of progressing well such courses can be recorded.

With a brewing essence of knowledge transfer being clubbed with new formats and easy to go methodology, Yale offers the best courses with quantitative and qualitative attributes. The user friendly attitude of explaining systems with both audio & video sessions can make the learning process quite noteworthy to get acquired with. The learner is free to have the sessions at any period of the day sitting at home.

What do you get?


Course Title

African American Studies African American History: From Emancipation to the Present
American Studies Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner
Astronomy Frontiers and Controversies in Astrophysics
Biomedical Engineering Frontiers of Biomedical Engineering
Chemistry Freshman Organic Chemistry I
Chemistry Freshman Organic Chemistry II
Classics Introduction to Ancient Greek History
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Principles of Evolution, Ecology and Behavior
Economics Financial Markets (2008)
Economics Game Theory
Economics Financial Theory
Economics Financial Markets (2011)
English Milton
English The American Novel Since 1945
English Introduction to Theory of Literature
English Modern Poetry
Environmental Studies Environmental Politics and Law
Geology and Geophysics The Atmosphere, the Ocean, and Environmental Change
History The American Revolution
History The Civil War and Reconstruction Era, 1845-1877
History European Civilization, 1648-1945
History Epidemics in Western Society Since 1600
History Early Modern England: Politics, Religion, and Society under the Tudors and Stuarts
History France Since 1871
History The Early Middle Ages, 284–1000
History of Art Roman Architecture
Italian Language and Literature Dante in Translation
Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Global Problems of Population Growth
Music Listening to Music
Philosophy Death
Philosophy Philosophy and the Science of Human Nature
Physics Fundamentals of Physics I
Physics Fundamentals of Physics II
Political Science Introduction to Political Philosophy
Political Science The Moral Foundations of Politics
Political Science Capitalism: Success, Crisis, and Reform
Psychology Introduction to Psychology
Psychology The Psychology, Biology and Politics of Food
Religious Studies Introduction to the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible)
Religious Studies Introduction to the New Testament History and Literature
Sociology Foundations of Modern Social Theory
Spanish and Portuguese

Cervantes’ Don Quixote

How to proceed?

The Yale courses don’t require a registration. There won’t be course credit, degree, or certificate available through the Open Yale Courses website after the completion of the courses.

It gives a well proven methodology to practice wide varieties of courses in your arena and cater to them. Being highly flexible in regards to study timing and schedules, students can have their own learning programmes and choices to work upon and get the most out of it. With the process of downloading and editing the course materials, the pattern seems to be quite helpful with new learning options. Every session is a breakthrough that stores the learning progress with embedded options of class lectures, materials to be needed, references, questionnaires to be reverted with. The student can download the lecture videos from the same forum as well.

Features and Insight

-Sessions and lectures recorded in the College classroom available for readability and reference in video, audio, and text transcript formats
-Absolutely no course credit, degree, or certificate available through the Open Yale Courses website after the completion of the courses, except for Yale College credit which is offered online through Yale Summer Online including OYC professors John Rogers and Craig Wright.”
-It is an interactive online educational platform.
-Yale faculty members -Professors Akhil Amar, Paul Bloom, Diana Kleiner and Bob Shiller to give the fundamental lectures in the start of next batch in January 2014.

  • Professor Amar – Constitutional Law (the first Yale Law School online course)
  • Professor Bloom -Moralities of Everyday Life course
  • Diana Kleiner-Roman Architecture
  • Bob Shiller-Financial Markets

How Can I apply?

Students who wish to endeavor into this course site can directly send their application forms to the school, college or program where the degree will be awarded: Yale College for undergraduate degrees; the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences for doctoral programs and some master’s degrees; or one of the professional schools.

Scholarships to deal!

As a part of Yale educational standards, the organization offers quite a considerable amount of financial assistance to international students to sponsor their tuition and other regular fee structure. Though, the process of admission is different in different school.

Some of the academic programs with universities around the world are listed below.

For the subscription to available courses kindly visit Yale Open Courses.

An open source platform that may be an alternative to Massive Open Online Courses at the Yale Online Education Open Forum.

Note- Yale Launching Its First MOOCs In the upcoming year- January 2014.

Priya Priyadarshini