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FIND OER. Browse OER - Open SUNY Textbooks. Open Textbooks. Maths Science Downloading our books You can download our open textbooks in different formats to use them in the way that suits you.

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The files can be big, so we don't make them available from our mobi site (the one you're currently viewing). Visit the desktop version of the site to access the download files for all of our titles. Our book licensing Better than just free, these books are also openly-licensed! CC-BY-ND (branded versions) You are allowed and encouraged to freely copy these versions. Find out more here about the sponsorships and partnerships with others that made the production of each of the open textbooks possible.

CC-BY (unbranded versions) These unbranded versions of the same content are available for you to share, adapt, transform, modify or build upon in any way, with the only requirement being to give appropriate credit to Siyavula. Open Textbook Library. BC Open Textbooks – Open Textbooks Adapted and Created by BC Faculty. Open Professionals Education Network. CC licensed (BY) Flickr photo shared by David Amsler modified by Paul Stacey Reusing existing Open Educational Resources (OER) can save significant time and effort.

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The OPEN partners recommend TAACCCT grantees invest up-front time finding OER to reuse rather than starting development of new educational resources right away. A significant benefit of OER is that they provide source material to build your development efforts around. No need to invest development effort in creating something that already exists. OER come in a wide variety of types. The page below will help you find openly licensed media elements to use within your courses. OER also exist as distinctly education content such as full courses, workshops, textbooks, tests and assessments. The page below will help you find openly licensed education content you can use in whole or in part. It is unlikely that you will find OER that perfectly fit your needs. Smithsonian Open Access. Wikibooks. Open Educational Resources.

Skills Commons. Open Educational Resources. USF Tampa Library Open Access Textbooks Collection. William F.

USF Tampa Library Open Access Textbooks Collection

Trench Elementary Differential Equations with Boundary Value Problems is written for students in science, engineering, and mathematics who have completed calculus through partial differentiation. If your syllabus includes Chapter 10 (Linear Systems of Differential Equations), your students should have some preparation in linear algebra. In writing this book I have been guided by the these principles: An elementary text should be written so the student can read it with comprehension without too much pain.

An elementary text can’t be better than its exercises. An elementary text should be written in an informal but mathematically accurate way, illustrated by appropriate graphics. OpenTextBookStore Catalog. Create Books. Print & Ebooks. Academic OERs. OER Courseware. OASIS. HippoCampus - Homework and Study Help - Free help with your algebra, biology, environmental science, American government, US history, physics and religion homework. Can I take a course at HippoCampus for credit?

HippoCampus - Homework and Study Help - Free help with your algebra, biology, environmental science, American government, US history, physics and religion homework

How do I enroll in a course at HippoCampus? Are there any fees to take your courses? How do I make a comment or ask a question? How do I get individual help with my homework assignment? What are the preferred texts? How can I use HippoCampus in my classroom? Textbooks - Open Educational Resources (OER) for Faculty - LibGuides at Wiley College. Resources - LearningSpace - The Open University. OpenLearn’s LabSpace makes many different open educational resources (OER) available to you from a wider OER community associated with The Open University.

Resources - LearningSpace - The Open University

You are encouraged to take away, re-use and remix these open educational resources to suit your needs as an educator. Broadly speaking, LabSpace resources fall into the categories of ‘content’ or ‘tools’. Content, depending on its origin and the intended audience can be published in the Resources section or in one of three places depending on who you are: IndieSpace, ProjectSpace and SectorSpace. This section provides a brief introduction to the type and format of LabSpace content and tools. If this is your first visit you are advised to read these. Home - Open Educational Resources (OER) for Faculty - LibGuides at Wiley College. The purpose of this guide is to aide in understanding, finding, and creating OER.

Home - Open Educational Resources (OER) for Faculty - LibGuides at Wiley College

The guide will be updated periodically based on newly found resources and faculty feedback. The guide is broken into the following sections: 1. OER World Map. Orange Grove (Florida) Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources. OASIS. Cool 4 ED. Home. Open Educational Resources. Open Washington: Open Educational Resources Network – an open educational resource network for Washington State community and technical colleges. Michigan Colleges Online. Open Access Books. Big List of Resources - OER - Open Educational Resources - LibGuides at University of Pittsburgh. Temoa : Open Educational Resources (OER) Portal.

About Us : Learn Through Free Online Educational Videos and Lecture from Qualified Teachers. At MyEducationKey, we believe in Educational Excellence for All, and striving to extend the Frontiers of Knowledge and Learning across all sections of the society.

About Us : Learn Through Free Online Educational Videos and Lecture from Qualified Teachers.

To accomplish this goal, we have created this educational portal - delivering world-class, online, multi-media educational content for anyone anywhere. MyEducationKey is a virtual open access educational video lectures and content web portal for students, self-learners, and teachers. As increasingly high-quality educational content is becoming available online, we are committed to the use of technology in bringing it all together and create a user-friendly learning environment that is accessible to everyone around the globe.

This site will advance useful human knowledge, creativity, lifelong learning, and social welfare of educators, students, and self-learners. MyEducationKey is based in Canton, MI. Sohail Khan Founder, MyEducationKey. Exemplary Collection of Open eLearning Content Repositories. Open Educational Content For this exemplary collection the focus is on best practice examples: IIEP-UNESCO Wiki of OER repositories UNESCO/IIEP hosts a Wiki that offers a list of several portals, gateways and repositories.

Exemplary Collection of Open eLearning Content Repositories

OER KnowledgeCloud. The UNESCO Chair on Open Technologies for Open Educational Resources and Open Learning has funded the filming of five regional consultations on OER leading to the 2nd International Summit on OER in Ljubljana in September.

OER KnowledgeCloud

They are openly licensed and available here: Americas, Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East & North Africa From the Atlantic: Academics Want You to Read Their Work for Free. Publishing an open-access paper in a journal can be prohibitively expensive. Open educational resources (OERs) There is no one, standard definition of open educational resources.

However, the following broad definition of OERs from OER Commons seems to be generally accepted by the community: 'Open educational resources are teaching and learning materials that are freely available online for everyone to use, whether you are an instructor, student or self-learner. Examples of OER include: full courses, course modules, syllabi, lectures, homework assignments, quizzes, lab and classroom activities, pedagogical materials, games, simulations, and many more resources contained in digital media collections from around the world.' OERs exist within a wider ‘open’ movement and context, explored below.

Home - Scootle. OER in Australia. OER in Australia OER is a global phenomenon and whilst it is currently concentrated in a few countries, there are a growing number of good OER websites in Australia: Scootle has over 1500 learning resources made available under CC licenses by Education Services Australia.

OER in Australia

The Australian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (ACARA) offers the Australian curriculum as an OER. Open edX Portal. NCLOR News and Information Portal. A resource series is a sub-set of resources within a collection. The following list of the resource series are available to guest users. The resource series are managed and updated by the NCLOR staff. Open to all users and Guests Like this: Like Loading...

Shared Landing Page. Exemplary Collection of Open eLearning Content Repositories. Directory of OER repositories. Tweet #OER Last update: 6th August 2014 – Thanks to @OERhub team – @nopiedra – @EbbaOssian for sharing the data collected in their projects After weeks and weeks digging on the internet, reviewing hundreds of OER initiatives, projects, blogs and hashtags, and also harassing other OER enthusiasts and experts in twitter, I managed to develop a first version of a directory of OER repositories. This version only includes the name of the repository, the URL and the country of the initiative and there are 73 OER repositories associated.

If you know any other, if you see that I’m missing one (or many), if you are developing one, or you have any feedback, ideas or comments, please contact me on twitter @jatenas, as your input is really important for me. Thanks to Andreas Link @elearning4, Abel Caine @abelcaine, Leo Havemann @leohavemann and Francisco Rojas @frojas_sateler for sharing resources and ideas. See the directory here: Find « Open UToronto. Open Access Textbooks: Home. Google CC Search - How to. National Repository of Open Educational Resources. Wisc-Online OER. PhET: Free online physics, chemistry, biology, earth science and math simulations. OER Commons. EQUELLA. NCLOR News and Information Portal. OER for Faculty - Open Education Resources (OERs) Primer - Research Guides at Thompson Rivers University Library. Search Engines:Open Access/OER.

From Topical Search Wiki The National Science Digital Library – A curated web catalog of high quality K-12 & HE OERs with emphasis on the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines[1]. Temoa – A catalog of OERs that has been selected by an academic community categorized by area of knowledge, educational level and language[2]. Curriki – A repository of K-12 OER[3]. Globe – A federated OER search in Globe network of approved members' repositories metadata that was harvested through the Simple Query Interface (SQI) and OAI-PMH[4]. OER Commons – The Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME) social platform for OERs evaluation, rating, social tagging, and reviewing.

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Find Open Textbooks. Hair Colour for Hairstylists: Level 2Author(s): Arden Magtiza, Vancouver Island UniversityUpdated: Feb 19, 2021Description: This manual serves as a guide for apprentices with the desire to stretch beyond their foundational colour knowledge and skills so as to reach a higher level of competency. This text will walk the stylist step-by-step through many current and advanced techniques used in the industry today. OER Commons. Curriki.

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