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Open Education: Find OER (by discipline)

A "getting started" guide overviewing open, editable, and lower-cost textbooks and open teaching & learning resources for faculty, students, and librarians.

Subjects

Agriculture
Apparel, Housing & Resource Management
Architecture, Interior Design & Landscape
Biological Sciences
Business
Chemistry
Classical Studies
Computer Science
Construction
Economics
Early Childhood Education Education (also)
Engineering
English
Foreign Languages and Literatures
Geosciences (Geology)
Health & Medicine 
History
Human Nutrition, Food & Exercise
Information / Digital Literacy & Research Skills
International Studies
Law
Mathematics
Natural Resources and Environment
Performing Arts
Philosophy
Physics
Plant & Environmental Sciences
Political Science
Psychology
Public and International Affairs
Religion and Culture
Sociology
Statistics
Veterinary Medicine
Visual Arts

 

Open Content

arrow pointing left On these pages you will find textbook and non-textbook open educational resources.

Discipline-specific pages are not intended to be exhaustive, but to showcase content that may be of interest to faculty considering adopting open educational resources for use in their classes. 

For more information about Creative Commons including license descriptions, please see the Creative Commons tab.

Search Strategies

TWO Strategies for identifying open course material

1) Look for it yourself

2) Ask for help. If you are spending more than 15 minutes looking for something (and are a member of the Virginia Tech community) please email: openeducation@vt.edu to request assistance. We can save you precious time and effort. 


SELF-DIRECTED Searching: 

The top two METASEARCH tools for open educational resources are:  

 

Additional resources include: