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Open Textbook Library

Open Textbook Library
If you are a faculty member from any institution, you can support this project and help your peers evaluate the textbooks in this catalog by writing a review of an open textbook in your field. Only experts like you can determine quality. Email us at open@umn.edu to get started. As an instructor, you want your students to have the best textbooks possible. Unfortunately, not all students can afford the high cost of traditional textbooks. You can change that!

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Free.  Open-source.  Peer-reviewed. High-quality textbooks for your college course. - OpenStax College Free. Open-source. Peer-reviewed. High-quality textbooks for your college course. An Easy Choice for Faculty Academy Open Textbooks Advanced Business Law and the Legal Environment HTML | PDF | DOCx American Government and Politics in the Information Age HTML | PDF | DOCx An Introductory Course in Elementary Number Theory, by Wissam Raji PDF | DOC | ePub | TEX/LaTeX The Basics of General, Organic and Biological Chemistry HTML | PDF Biology (via OpenStax College) PDF Building Strategy and Performance HTML | PDF | DOCx OER Textbook Initiative - OER Textbook Initiative - LibGuides at Darton State College College textbook sticker shock causes students to leave books on the shelves: 01/27/2014 "...Two-thirds of college students surveyed said that they hadn't bought a required textbook at least once because it was too expensive, according to a national report released Monday by the Student Public Interest Research Groups, a coalition of statewide student organizations." The article includes discussion on free etextbook alternatives. A discussion on open access publishing at academic libraries: 04/09/2014 "[libraries]...can publish content created by academics at their university without the expense that would have made such an endeavor unfeasible in the past. The proposition is an attractive one at a time when offsite storage is turning more campus libraries into meeting places for students rather than collection repositories."

Courseware: Candela Candela courseware from Lumen Learning provides an extremely low cost e-textbook alternative to expensive commercial textbooks in high enrollment college courses. Designed using open educational resources (OER), Candela courses offer much more than just an OER textbook. Value-added Open Educational Resources To create each Candela course, we curate open content including text, video and a variety of supplemental materials such as assessments, assignments, quiz question banks, study guides, online homework problem sets for quantitative courses, slide decks and other contributions from faculty members across the open education community. Day One Student Access to Course Content The Internet Grammar of English Welcome to the Internet Grammar of English! The Internet Grammar of English is an online course in English grammar written primarily for university undergraduates. However, we hope that it will be useful to everyone who is interested in the English language. IGE does not assume any prior knowledge of grammar.

Teacher's Guides Penguin Group (USA) Morning essentials: a latte and Jojo Moyes' PARIS FOR ONE, now available! ???? Start reading: 1 day ago Penguin Group (USA) Enter to win up to 10 copies of THE MOTHERS by Brit Bennett? BCcampus OpenEd Resources Macroeconomics: Theory, Models, and Policy Ancillary Resources Author(s): Douglas Curtis, Ian Irvine, Lyryx Learning TeamDate: Mar 29, 2017Description: Macroeconomics: Theory, Models, and Policy by D. Curtis and I. Irvine provides complete, concise coverage of introductory macroeconomics theory and policy. The text observes short-run macroeconomic performance, analysis, and policy motivated by the recessions of the early 1980s and 1990s, the financial crisis and recession of 2008-2009, and the prolonged recovery in most industrial countries. A traditional Aggregate Demand and Supply (AD-AS) model is introduced, and a basic modern AD-AS model i...[more]Microeconomics: Markets, Methods, and Models Ancillary Resources Author(s): Douglas Curtis, Ian Irvine, Lyryx Learning TeamDate: Mar 29, 2017Description: Microeconomics: Markets, Methods, and Models by D.

Resources From its start in 1997, European Schoolnet has been involved and actively supported the open educational resources (OER) movement in Europe. European Schoolnet is one of the main players in Europe and beyond in learning resource exchange; in collaboration with its network of schools and teachers, European Schoolnet has also contributed to the development, testing and validation of new resources. Find educational content from many different countries and providers: Search among 248,000+ open educational resources referenced in the Learning Resource Exchange catalogue, from 58 content providers (including Ministries of Education) in 29 languages: Since 2002, to make digital learning content interoperable and easily discoverable, European Schoolnet and its partners have particularly developed, tested, and deployed brokerage system architectures and services in the course of several EU funded projects (ASPECT, CELEBRATE,CALIBRATE, MELT, eQNet.). Website

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