Open Educational Resources (OER) Sources 2018

“Open educational resources (OER) are freely accessible, openly licensed text, media, and other digital assets that are useful for teaching, learning, and assessing as well as for research purposes.” [Wikipedia]

Costs continue to rise for students who are pursing college and post graduate degree programs. By leveraging best practice sites, services and non-traditional options to expand knowledge, skills and abilities in many disciplines, students can choose from a wide range of options to complete their respective goals.

This guide, Open Educational Resources (OER) Sources 2018, is a comprehensive listing of useful open educational resources, sources and sites on the Internet that can assist you in optimizing your learning opportunities.

10 OER Sites Every Educator Should Know

19 Places to Find the Best OERs

100 Places to Find Free Webinars and Tutorials

1000 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

1000+ Open Textbooks and Learning Resources for All Subjects

2nd World OER Congress

A Guide to Free and Open Source Education

Alison – A New World of Free Certified Learning

An Introduction to Open Education

Center for Open Education

Class Central – Free Online Education

College Open Textbooks

Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (OER)

Community of Practice for Open Education

European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU)

Find Free and Open Access Journals and Articles

Find Free and Open eTextbooks

Find Free and Open Online Course Materials

Find Free and Open Online Courses

Find OER – Open Professionals Education Network

Finding More OER Sources

Free Documentaries

Free Online Courses Database: 917 Free Courses from Top Universities

Free Video Lectures – Online Courses and Lecture Videos

GCF Global Free Learning

Giving Knowledge for Free – The Emergence of Open Educational Resources

How Machine Learning Is Easing Open Educational Resources (OER) Pain Point

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s OPENCOURSEWARE (OCW)

Khan Academy – Free World-Class Education for Anyone Anywhere

KnowFree (KF)- Free eBooks and Training Videos

Lesson Paths – Making Learning Online Free and Accessible To the Entire World

Lumen Learning

Media, Technology and Culture Open Access Audio Lectures

Merlott II – Free and Open Online Teaching, Learning and Faculty Development Services

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) – Free Lecture Notes, Exams, and Videos from MIT

MIT Open Courseware – Online Textbooks

MOOC4D – Massive Open Online Courses for Development – edX Destination

MOOCTracker – Compilation of Free Open Online Business Courses From Around the World

mySolvr – The Open Internetwork Intelligence Repository

No Excuse List – The Best Place On the Web To learn Anything Free

OCW Bookshelf – MIT OpenCourseWare Textbook Information

OER Browse Materials

OER Commons – Discover – Share – Create

OER – Free Is Good

OERHub – Researching Open Education

OERu – Enabling Education Around the Globe

OER World Map

OLC Research Center for Digital Learning and Leadership – Obtain Free Courseware Lectures from the World’s Leading Universities

Open Course Library

OpenCourseWare Consortium

Open Culture – 1150 Free Online Courses From Top Universities

Open Culture – Best Free Cultural and Educational Media On the Web

Open Education

Open Educational Resources – Internet Archive

Open Educational Resources Movement Scales Up

Open Educational Resources (OER) and the Evolving Higher Education Landscape

Open Educational Resources (OER) – Association of Research Libraries (ARL)

Open Educational Resources (OER) Degree Initiative

Open Educational Resources (OER) – Digital Learning

Open Educational Resources (OER) – Download & Streaming – Archive’s Library

Open Educational Resources (OER) – Educause

Open Educational Resources (OER) – Hewlett Foundation

Open Educational Resources (OER) – Jisc

Open Educational Resources (OER): Resource Roundup

Open Educational Resources (OCR) – Skills Commons

Open Educational Resources (OER) – Stories, Policies and Resources

Open Educational Resources (OER) – UEN

Open Educational Resources (OER) – UNESCO

Open Educational Resources (OER) – Wikipedia

Open Educational Resources (OER) – Wikiversity

Open Education Database – Comprehensive Collection of Online College Rankings and Free Courses

OpenLearn – Free Learning from the Open University

Open Learning Initiative

OpenStax – Discover Learning Materials in an Open Space

Open University Podcasts

OpenupEd – Worldwide Large MOOC Provider for Higher Education

Open Yale Courses

Repositories of Open Educational Resources: An Assessment of Reuse and Educational Aspects

School of Open

SPARC – Setting the Default to Open

TED – Riveting Talks by Remarkable People, Free to the World

The International Review of Research In Open and Distributed Learning

Udacity – Free College Courses Online

University of the People (UoPeople)- Tuition Free Online Academic Institution

VideoJug – Comprehensive Library of Free Factual How To and Ask the Expert Videos

W3Schools Online Web Tutorials

What are Open Educational Resources (OCRs)?

Wikiversity – Learning Resources, Learning Projects and Research

World University and School

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