Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

OCW (OpenCourseWare) refers to the activities of educational institutions such as universities, by which they officially release their lecture videos and related information for free. The University of Tsukuba OpenCourseWare (TSUKUBA OCW) provides educational content by creating a new interface between the university and society in an attempt to identify the ideal way to disseminate the knowledge that the university is currently developing.

Simply viewing the content of TSUKUBA OCW does not help earn credits or grant a degree as it is not designed for such a purpose.

The copyright of the content of TSUKUBA OCW is owned by the creators of the content, who are generally faculty members of the University of Tsukuba.

If used for non-commercial purposes, no special procedure needs to be followed.

This should not be a problem. However, we may request some modification whenever we determine that the link is not setup appropriately.

TSUKUBA OCW is simply a platform that is designed to distribute lecture videos on the Internet and does not offer direct communication with our lecturers.

To view the videos, you may need the latest version of Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Safari.
To view the lecture materials, you may need Adobe Acrobat Reader provided by Adobe.