List of educational video websites

This is a list of notable websites which provide access to educational films as one of their primary functions.

Name Discipline(s) Description Access cost License Provider(s)
60second Recap Literature Educational videos Free ? 60secondcap
Academic Earth Multidisciplinary Lectures from universities Free ? Academic Earth
Coursera Multidisciplinary Educational courses with lectures, quizzes and exams provided by universities for free. Certificates are provided by the respective university on successful completion of a course. Free ? Coursera
Crash Course (YouTube) Multidisciplinary Educational courses in physical and social sciences, philosophy, history, culture and literature. Free ? Crash Course (YouTube)
Do Lectures Multidisciplinary Videos of live talks and lectures. Free Creative Commons Attribution–NonCommercial–NonDerivative YouTube
EdX Multidisciplinary Educational courses with lectures, quizzes and exams provided by universities for free. Free ? EdX Multidisciplinary Academic videos Free/subscription ?
Geoset Multidisciplinary Academic videos, mainly covering science, engineering and technology Free ? Florida State University
The Great Courses Multidisciplinary Academic videos from top professors at American universities Paid/subscription ? The Great Courses
Gresham College Multidisciplinary Institution with a history of "free public lectures" hosts many online.[1][2] Free ? Gresham College
IRIS Consortium Multidisciplinary Educational Earth-science videos, animations, lessons for educators. Animations/videos have been reviewed and evaluated by scientists/specialists in the specific discipline. Free Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike[3] IRIS Consortium
iTunesU Multidisciplinary Lectures from universities Free (requires iTunes software) ? Apple Inc.
Khan Academy Multidisciplinary Video lessons Free Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike[4] Khan Academy
Lesson Planet Multidisciplinary Videos reviewed by academics Free/subscription ? Lesson Planet (Acquired by LinkedIn) Multidisciplinary Software, creative, and business skills Subscription ? (Redirects to LinkedIn)
LinkedIn Learning[5][6] Multidisciplinary Videos, Software, creative, and business skills Subscription ? LinkedIn
MIT World Multidisciplinary Videos Free ? MIT
Pluralsight Multidisciplinary For software developers, IT administrators, and creative professionals Subscription ? Pluralsight
ResearchChannel Multidisciplinary Educational television station with an Internet presence was funded by the University of Washington until 2010. (defunct) Free ? University of Washington (former)
Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce Multidisciplinary Videos from RSA events Free ? Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce
SchoolTube Multidisciplinary Videos Free/subscription ? SchoolTube
TeacherTube Multidisciplinary Academic videos Free ? TeacherTube
Teaching Channel Multidisciplinary, education Videos emphasize teaching practices on a variety of topics. Free/subscription ? Teaching Channel
TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) Multidisciplinary Covers topics in various fields. Presentations are limited to 20 minutes. Free Creative Commons Attribution–NonCommercial–NonDerivative TED (conference)
UCTV Multidisciplinary Videos and podcasts Free ? University of California
VideoLectures.NET Multidisciplinary Free and open access educational video lectures repository Free ? VideoLectures.NET
YouTube EDU Multidisciplinary Videos uploaded by universities Free ? YouTube

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  1. ^ "Reaching Out: Public Lectures at Gresham College". soapboxscience blog. Nature. 5 June 2012. Retrieved 3 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Gresham College". City of London website. City of London. Archived from the original on 3 May 2014. Retrieved 3 May 2014.
  3. ^ "IRIS".
  4. ^ "IRIS Citations | IRIS".
  5. ^ Dolan, Kerry A. "Tips From Lynda Weinman On How She Built And Sold To LinkedIn For $1.5 Billion". Forbes. Retrieved 2021-07-12.
  6. ^ "The Real Reasons LinkedIn Acquired Lynda". Social Media Today. Retrieved 2021-07-12.