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Open Education Resources

Open Education Resources are defined as free materials used for teaching and learning. In higher education, these include courseware, textbooks, digital sources, open access journals, and government documents.

Open Courseware

Many universities have followed MIT's lead and model for OCW. Course materials are freely accessible but no certificates or degrees are granted by the institution. The intent is to share knowledge and resources with all who interested in learning.

More information about Open Courseware is available at the Open Courseware Consortium site.


Open Textbooks

Funded by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, College Open Textbooks is a collection of colleges, governmental agencies, education non-profits, and other education-related organizations that are focused on the mission of driving the awareness and advocacy for open textbooks.

Open Courseware

A collaboration of higher education institutions and associated organizations from around the world creating a broad and deep body of open educational content using a shared model.

The Orange Grove

This repository is Florida's digital repository for instructional resources. The repository provides an environment for educators to share, disseminate, and collaborate in the development of educational resources.

MIT Sloan Teaching Innovation Resources

MIT Sloan Teaching Innovation Resources (MSTIR) is a collection of teaching materials, including case studies, industry notes, and management simulations, that MIT Sloan provides as a free teaching resource open and available to the world.

AcademicEarth Business Courses

A collection of courses from top academic institutions.