Open Educational Resources, RIT Kosovo: OER Materials

Information about freely available resources.

OER Materials

Open Education Resources:   The resources below consist of video modules, labs, lectures and textbook sites.

Connexions ­ Sharing Knowledge View and share free educational material in small modules that can be organized as courses, books, reports or other 
academic assignments. ­ from Rice University DiscoverEd

DiscoveryEd is a search prototype developed by Creative Commons to explore metadata enhanced search, specifically for OER.

Khan Academy - Start learning now. Completely free. Forever.

MERLOT is a free and open online community where Higher Education faculty and students can share learning methodologies 
and materials. MERLOT materials are peer­reviewed and catalogued by registered members. ­ From the California State 
University System.

OASIS - Openly Available Sources Integrated Search (OASIS) is a search tool that aims to make the discovery of open
content easier. OASIS currently searches open content from 73 different sources and contains 171,366 records.

OER Commons-  Search by topic or provider.

Open Course Library - is a collection of shareable, low-cost course materials developed by the Washington Community and Technical Colleges. 

Open Culture - Free cultural and educational media Udacity Our mission is to bring accessible, affordable, engaging, and highly effective higher education to the world. We 
believe that higher education is a basic human right, and we seek to empower our students to advance their education and 
careers. ­from Stanford University

Open Education Network - The Open Education Network is an alliance of higher education institutions. A listing of OER textbooks by subject is available here.

Open Educational Resources (OER).  A collection of EDUCAUSE resources.

OpenLearn - free learning from the Open University.  Materials consist of free courses, interactives and videos.

Open Yale Courses - free and open access to a selection of introductory courses.

SmartHistory - Free resources for the study of art history created by art historians.

Free E-book Sites

OER Commons ­Textbooks -More than 750+ textbooks in the OER Commons Collection

Open Culture -160+ Free Textbooks: A Meta Collection. This is a continuously growing collection.

Milne Open Textbooks -Milne Library Publishing at SUNY Geneseo provides a catalog of open textbooks that have been authored and peer-reviewed by SUNY faculty and staff.

Open Textbook Library -From the University of Minnesota and the BC Campus. Open Textbooks is a collaborative 
collection of twenty­nine educational non­profit and for­profit organizations, affiliated with more than 200 colleges.

OpenStax - Collection of peer­  reviewed texts written by professional content developers.

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