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Find Similar but Open Materials
Open courseware sites offer educators access to a wide variety of course materials including, but not limited to, syllabi, reading lists, lecture notes, assignments, and exams.
Carnegie Mellon Open Learning Initiatives
Carnegie Mellon offers courseware online, in addition to complete courses as well. Its mission is to improve higher education by offering such resources online.
HippoCampus.org is a free, core academic web site that delivers rich multimedia content--videos, animation, and simulations--on general education subjects to high-school teachers and college professors, and their students, free of charge. Teachers project HippoCampus content during classroom learning and assign it for computer labs and homework. Students use the site in the evenings for study and exam prep.
MIT Open Courseware
Massachusetts Institute of Technology is one of the forerunners in open courseware, making "virtually all MIT course content" available online for public access.
Open Course Library
The Open Course Library (OCL) is a collection of shareable course materials, including syllabi, course activities, readings, and assessments designed by teams of college faculty, instructional designers, librarians, and other experts.
Our content covers a wide range of subjects, with many of our free courses being adapted extractions from Open University modules.
Open Yale Courses
Each course includes a full set of class lectures produced in high-quality video accompanied by such other course materials as syllabi, suggested readings, exams, and problem sets. The lectures are available as downloadable videos, and an audio-only version is also offered. In addition, searchable transcripts of each lecture are provided.
Saylor Academy is a nonprofit organization that offers nearly 100 full-length, free and open courses at the college and professional levels.
BC Campus OpenEd
Search for quality open textbooks offered in a variety of digital formats; the first step in adopting open educational resources. Search by subject and download them to your computer. Choose an open textbook to provide your students with an affordable, accessible, and engaging learning experience.
Galileo Open Learning Materials
Open textbooks, syllabi, and supporting materials created under Affordable Learning Georgia OER grants. Materials are licensed under various Creative Commons licenses.
Free textbooks and courseware in a variety of fields. The LibreTexts mission is to unite students, faculty and scholars in a cooperative effort to develop an easy-to-use online platform for the construction, customization, and dissemination of open educational resources (OER) to reduce the burdens of unreasonable textbook costs to our students and society.
The MERLOT collection consists of tens of thousands of discipline-specific learning materials. All the materials in MERLOT are reviewed for suitability for retention in the collection. Many undergo the more extensive "peer review" for which MERLOT is famous. As described in Material Link Checking and Removal, all material URL's in the collection are reviewed frequently for sustainability.
Milne Open Textbooks (formerly Open SUNY Textbooks)
Milne Open Textbooks is a textbook publishing initiative established by State University of New York (SUNY) libraries. This initiative publishes high-quality, cost-effective course resources by engaging faculty as authors and peer-reviewers, and libraries as publishing service and infrastructure. All materials are:
*Authored by a SUNY faculty member
*Full courses or texts to be used in a college-level course
*Original work, or a significant remix or adaptation of another open work.
*Licensed with a Creative Commons license, with no ND designation
OER Commons has forged alliances with over 500 major content partners in order to provide a single point of access to the highest quality content from around the world. Users can search across over 42,000 vetted and fully-indexed OER, ensuring a high level of resource relevancy and discovery. Since these resources are 'open,' they are available for educational use, and many hold Creative Commons licenses that allow them to be repurposed, modified and adapted for a diverse array of local contexts.
Open source textbooks that are written by professional content developers who are experts in their fields and undergo a rigorous peer review process. All textbooks meet standard scope and sequence requirements.
Open Textbook Library
The Open Textbook Library provides a growing catalog of free, peer-reviewed, and openly-licensed textbooks. The Open Textbook Library is supported by the Center for Open Education and the Open Textbook Network.
Pressbooks supports blended and online learning with an intuitive authoring platform for educational material, an extensive directory of public books and open educational resources (OER), and secure methods of delivering content to learning management systems (LMS). Create or import content, add multimedia and interactive elements like quizzes, integrate content into the LMS, deliver content online and in multiple downloadable formats, and assess and track student learning—all with one easy-to-use platform.
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