mission is expanding access to education by promoting awareness and adoption of Open Educational Resources (OER). Over 200 colleges have joined the consortium and many more participate in our activities and use the resources posted here.
a not-for-profit whose mission is to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere. Materials cover subjects ranging from math and finance to history and art. They also translate materials into the world's most spoken languages.
open textbooks source - "reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council... topics in science, engineering, and health, capturing the most authoritative views on important issues in science and health policy." Over 175 National Academies Press ebooks are available in the LLC's RaiderSearch catalog.
Accessible educational materials, or AEM, are print- and technology-based educational materials, including printed and electronic textbooks and related core materials that are designed or converted in a way that makes them usable across the widest range of student variability regardless of format (print, digital, graphical, audio, video).
from the Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges, a collection of expertly developed educational materials – including textbooks, syllabi, course activities, readings, and assessments – in 81 high-enrollment college courses.
"showcases high-quality open educational resources from leading colleges and universities ... curated by librarians and their institutions and hosted by bepress, the Teaching Commons includes open-access textbooks, course materials, lesson plans, multimedia, lectures, k-12 materials, and more."
" Paul Kim brings together experts from higher education, business, law, learning analytics and other relevant areas to provide an evenhanded, research-based positioning of MOOCs within the existing educational technology landscape and a base for understanding whether they could reshape the future of education."