A showcase of high-quality open educational resources from leading universities. Curated by librarians and their institutions and hosted by bepress, the Teaching Commons includes open-access textbooks, course materials, lesson plans, multimedia, lectures, k-12 materials, and more.
A bank of OER, linked to the school curriculum, and designed to support teachers and teacher educators in developing active approaches to learning. The network is co-ordinated by The Open University, UK. Contains links to other Africa-centered OER.
Provides over 1600 open teaching and learning resources: online presentations; course material; learning modules; podcasts; simulation tools. Created by the NSF-funded Network for Computational Nanotechnology.
An astronomy learning tool, created by University of Arizona Astronomy professor Chris Impey, intended either as a supplement for classroom instruction or for informal learners wanting to know more about the subject.
Developed by Professor Steve Margulis at UCLA, this free textbook provides a broad foundation in the topics of hydrologic science including: mass balance, basic atmospheric thermodynamics, radiation, atmospheric circulation, precipitation, snow, evapotranspiration, unsaturated flow and infiltration, groundwater, and runoff.
Adapted from a work produced and distributed under a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-SA) in 2011 by a publisher who has requested that they and the original author not receive attribution. This adapted edition is produced by the University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing through the eLearning Support Initiative.
In collaboration with Boundless team, Lumen Learning imported this OER course to the Lumen Platform, to ensure they remain freely available to the education community after Boundless ceased operations. Lumen maintains the Boundless content in the same condition it was provided to them. Courses may contain issues with formatting, accessibility, and the degree to which content remains current, accurate, and complete.
A workbook that proposes seven ways to guide conversations in directions that are more satisfying for both conversation partners. The author has solicited suggestions from the work of a wide range of communication teachers, therapists and researchers in many fields.
Written by Jasmine Roberts, a strategic communication lecturer in the School of Communication at The Ohio State University. Roberts teaches classes in public communication campaigns, writing for strategic communication, persuasive communication, and public speaking.
An open economics textbook that attempts to "teach students about alternative schools of economic thought but also to deepen their understanding of the dominant, neoclassical approach to economics. Written by Daniel E. Saros, Associate Professor of Economics at Valparaiso University. Prof. Saros has published two books with Routledge, including Information Technology and Socialist Construction: The End of Capital and the Transition to Socialism (2014) and Labor, Industry, and Regulation during the Progressive Era (2009).