Open Education Resources (OER)

“Sizing up Open Source”  by Stacy Collett

Open-source software throws a wrench into traditional software evaluation criteria.  Here’s what to look for and what you’ll be expected to contribute.

The Future of the Book  is being written right now.

Great article with overview and links to OER depositories and other articles from Jeff Cobb – Founder of Mission to Learn

OER Articles

Great List of links to other OER Depositories 
You need to scroll down the page to Links in the right hand column.

Using OER Tutorials

Repositories of OER Resources

PBS LearningMedia

Physics Girl from PBS


Sophia – Free social teaching and learning network

Math Open Reference

Mission:   A free interactive math textbook on the web. Initially covering high-school geometry.

Teaching Geometric Constructions using Math Open Reference

Using OER Tutorials


A New Approach to College Textbooks. Finally.

We preserve the best of the old – books by leading experts, rigorously reviewed and developed to the highest standards. Then we flip it all on its head.

Our books are free online. We offer convenient, low-cost choices for students – print-on-demand softcovers, audio books and chapters, self-print options, and more. Our books are open for instructors to modify and make their own (for their own course — not for anybody else’s). Our books are the hub of a social learning network where students learn from the book and each other.

Flat World Knowledge. Because great minds are evenly distributed. Great textbooks are not. Until Now.

Open Access Publishing in European Networks

Textbook Media

DMOZ Open DirectoryProject

National Science Digital Library

Open Textbooks from Student PIRGs (Public Interest Research Groups)

Free Learning Resources Delicious Bookmarks

Open Education Resources Delicious Bookmarks

Directory of Open Access Journals

Applied Math and Science Resources

AMSER (the Applied Math and Science Education Repository) is a portal of educational resources and services built specifically for use by those in Community and Technical Colleges but free for anyone to use. AMSER is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) as part of the National Science Digital Library, and is being created by a team of project partners led by Internet Scout.


2 Responses to Open Education Resources (OER)

  1. If you’re still on the fence: grab your favorite earphones, head down to a Best Buy and ask to plug them into a Zune then an iPod and see which one sounds better to you, and which interface makes you smile more. Then you’ll know which is right for you.

  2. Thanks for all these helpful links, they really help me with my assignmentsss, you just save a life. Thanks!!!

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