Open Textbook / Course Sources

Recommended starting points if you are looking for complete open textbooks or courses that could allow you to replace your current textbook. Most resources you'll find through these sources are well curated, but if you are looking for a tool to help you review OER, check out this rubric from Cool4ed or this simpler checklist from BC OER.

Openstax.org

Cool4ed.org - California Open Online Library for Education

Lumen Learning

Carnegie-Mellon Open Learning Initiative

Skills Commons

Other state/provincial Open Ed project sites for discovering course materials:

College Open Textbooks

Saylor Academy

OER Commons - Full Courses

Libretexts

Do you have suggestions for other resources that you think belong here? Please contact Jim Julius.

If you couldn't find a complete text replacement for your course, maybe you can find some more granular OER content that you can use for portions of your class.