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Academic Earth | Online Courses | Academic Video Lectures

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Academic Earth offers free access to video courses and academic lectures from leading colleges and universities.

 

Online course content organized by subject. Often available by module.

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A quick guide to finding useful and relevant Open Educational Resources
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Boundless - Free Textbooks

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Boundless' free textbooks and study tools makes education more affordable, accessible, and effective for students and professors.
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University of Minnesota - Open Academics

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A catalog of Open Textbooks.  

 

"Instructors can customize open textbooks to fit their course needs by remixing, editing, and adding their own content. Students can access free digital versions or purchase low-cost print copies of open textbooks."

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OER Glue

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Search over 2800 open courses from leading institutions in the OER / Open Course initiative.

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TED-Ed - Lessons Worth Sharing

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A new and innovative Open Education project launched by TED.

 

From the site: "TED-Ed's mission is to capture and amplify the voices of great educators around the world. We do this by pairing extraordinary educators with talented animators to produce a new library of curiosity-igniting videos."

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Open CourseWare Consortium

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Search across different courses to find OER and complete courses from a variety of schools.

 

The OpenCourseWare Consortium is a worldwide community of hundreds of higher education institutions and associated organizations committed to advancing OpenCourseWare and its impact on global education.

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Curriki - Global K-12 Open Education Community

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A non-profit organization, Curriki is the leading open K-12 global community for teachers, students, and parents to create, share, and find free learning resources that enable true personalized learning.

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CK12.ORG - FlexBooks

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CK-12 Foundation is a non-profit organization with a mission to reduce the cost of textbook materials for the K-12 market both in the U.S. and worldwide.

 

Remix your own free or low-cost textbook by choosing chapters from a large collection of open K-12 textbooks.

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Academic Earth | Online Courses | Academic Video Lectures

Academic Earth | Online Courses | Academic Video Lectures | Finding OER | Scoop.it
Academic Earth offers free access to video courses and academic lectures from leading colleges and universities.

 

Online course content organized by subject. Often available by module.

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PLoS - Public Library of Science

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Leading a transformation in research communication

 

Open Access research articles in the sciences

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HippoCampus - Homework and Study Help

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Free help with your algebra, biology, environmental science, American government, US history, physics and religion homework

 

Digital content organized by subject. Includes a lot of streaming content.

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OER Commons

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Open Education Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials freely available online for everyone to use, whether you are an instructor, student, or self-learner.

 

Searchable repository organized by grade level, subject, type of content and format

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Open Course Library – Home

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A collection of high quality, free-to-use courses that you can download and use for teaching. All content is stored in Google docs making it easy to access, browse and download.

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The Saylor Foundation

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Saylor.org is a free and open collection of college level courses. There are no registrations or fees required to take our courses, and you will earn a certificate upon completion of each course.

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OpenStax College

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A new project from Rice University's Connexions project, this site offers a growing body of open-source and free peer-reviewed textbooks for popular college courses.

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Smarthistory - Open Multimedia Art History Textbook

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Smarthistory.org is a free and open, not-for-profit, art history textbook. Part of the Khan Academy, they use multimedia to deliver unscripted conversations between art historians about the history of art.

 

Great for introducing your students to scholarly conversations in art!

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Connexions - Sharing Knowledge and Building Communities

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A repository of OER organized in discrete modules and subject collections.  Over 20,000 modules to browse!

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MERLOT - Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching

MERLOT - Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching | Finding OER | Scoop.it
Free and open online community of resources designed primarily for faculty, staff and students of higher education from around the world to share their learning materials and pedagogy.

 

Searchable repository of educational content, organized by subject, grade level, type of content and format.

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Wikibooks

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Wikibooks is a Wikimedia community for creating a free library of educational textbooks that anyone can edit.

 

From the founders of Wikipedia, open access textbooks contributed by scholars, educators and others.

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College Open Textbooks - College Open Textbooks

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Textbooks organized by subject, with various open licenses

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Scholarpedia - the peer-reviewed open-access encyclopedia

Scholarpedia - the peer-reviewed open-access encyclopedia | Finding OER | Scoop.it

Open access encyclopedia, curated by subject experts. A more in-depth and scholarly Wikipedia!

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Creative Commmons Search

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Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators.

 

Find images, clipart, and sound files with open licenses.

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Find OpenCourseWare with OCW Search

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Includes course content from nearly a dozen institutions, includeing MIT, Yale, UMass and Notre Dame

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The Khan Academy

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Khan Academy is on a mission to provide a free world-class education to anyone anywhere.

 

Almost 3000 video tutorials -and growing! - on a variety of topics from Statistics to Art History. Also includes interactive practice for students.

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