A university is an academic community, whose purpose and task is to advance collective knowledge. Your success in it depends in part on how well you adapt to the culture and absorb academic values and norms. The goal of this module is to help you make your transition into that culture a smooth and enjoyable one.


Helps connect you to degrees and certificates that can be earned online from highly-respected universities.



An environment to anyone with internet access and a passion for mathematics or physics.


A collection of virtual labs, scenario-based learning activities, and concepts tests which can be incorporated into a variety of teaching approaches as pre-labs, alternatives to textbook homework, and in-class activities for individuals or teams.


A place to view and share educational material made of small knowledge chunks called modules that can be organized as courses, books, reports, etc. Anyone may view or contribute.


Coursera is an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.
NUS has signed up to Coursera to offer its own MOOCs.


This is a joint partnership between The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University to offer classes online for free.


Open textbooks.


A range of free, open, online courses from leading UK Universities.



Founded in 2002 by Nobel Laureate Carl Wieman, the PhET Interactive Simulations project at the University of Colorado Boulder creates free interactive math and science simulations. PhET sims are based on extensive education research and engage students through an intuitive, game-like environment where students learn through exploration and discovery.


The Internet Archive offers over 12,000,000 freely downloadable books and texts. There is also a collection of 550,000 modern eBooks that may be borrowed by anyone with a free archive.org account.


A organisation with the mission of providing a world-class education to anyone, anywhere. This 1600+ video library is the most-used educational video resource as measured by YouTube video views per day and unique users per month.


An initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to put all of the educational materials from its undergraduate- and graduate-level courses online, partly free and openly available to anyone, anywhere.


Your guide to FREE educational media. Find thousands of free online courses, audio books, textbooks, eBooks, language lessons, movies and more.


Open Learning Initiative from Carnegie Mellon offers full courses along with research data about the educational effectiveness of those courses.


OpenLearn from The Open University, UK provides free educational resources and inviting all to sample courses that our registered students take – for free!


Open Education Resources (OER) Commons is a dynamic digital library and network with teaching and learning materials that you may freely use and reuse at no cost, and without needing to ask permission.


Provides free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University.


A multimedia introduction to areas of Physics. Currently, it has a fairly complete introduction to mechanics and has resources for electricity and magnetism.


SkillsFuture is a national movement to provide Singaporeans with the opportunities to develop their fullest potential throughout life, regardless of their starting points. It aims to develop in our people skills relevant to the future and foster a culture of lifelong learning.


Content, Curriculum & Resources for Teaching with MapleSoft.


Udemy is a global marketplace for learning and teaching online where students are mastering new skills and achieving their goals by learning from an extensive library of over 45,000 courses taught by expert instructors.



YouTube educational channels from various Universities.



Virtual laboratories in teaching and learning Science.


Wikibooks is a collaborative book authoring website, where users work together to write textbooks and other types of instructional books on many topics. It is operated by the same group of people who run Wikipedia, the Wikimedia Foundation.