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Lifelong Learning with Open Online Courses at OpenHPI

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) on IT topics for everybody

(Source: HPI)

MOOCs - Massive Open Online Courses - provide one of the most innovative forms of learning. Available free via the Internet, learners can access didactic course materials and learn in close contact with other students by means of social media. Parties just beginning to familiarize themselves with information technology, as well as those who want to increase their knowledge of this rapidly developing field via MOOCs, have made the right decision to choose openHPI, the MOOC platform of Hasso Plattner Institute.

  • openHPI courses offer Internet knowledge through learning videos, interactive self-tests, tutorials, practical exercises and homework. This knowledge for the understanding and design of the new digital world is that provided to the students of HPI, Germany's highly-ranked computer science institute.
  • openHPI courses are offered online in their entirety. All materials can be easily accessed by any device with an Internet connection, whether desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet.
  • openHPI courses are open: participation is free of charge and not restricted by any pre-requisites. The multifaceted interaction in the learning community turns openHPI courses into a learning event.
  • openHPI courses allow participants to learn in a large, virtual learning community with other course members. Lively discussion forums and virtual learning groups support exchange and collaborative learning.