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Online & Active Teaching Resources (University/College-Level): OERs: Open Educational Resources

This guide is intended for professors, instructors and teachers at the post-secondary level. It is a hub of research, information and resources/tools identified for online and active learning in college courses.

Open Educational Resources

"Open Educational Resources are teaching and learning materials that you may freely use and reuse, without charge. OERs often have a Creative Commons or GNU license that state specifically how the material may be used, reused, adapted, and shared."

Please explore these selected OER collections. This curated list includes some of well-known Open Educational Resource/Textbook repositories. Please be sure to use a rubric to check the quality of any materials you plan to use for your class. 

American Institute of Mathematics Approved Textbooks‚Äč

College Open Textbooks

Massachusetts Institute of Technology OpenCourseWare

Merlot:Multimedia Educational Resources for Learning and Online Teaching

OER Commons

Open Yale Courses

Project Cora: Community of Online Research Assignments

Prompt: A Journal of Academic Writing Assignments

University of Minnesota, Center for Open Education