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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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org to request assistance. We can save you precious time and effort.
The top two METASEARCH tools for open educational resources are:
The goal of the VIVA Course Mapping Project is to support the discovery of Open Educational Resources (OER) aligned to Virginia courses. Recognizing that competing demands and time constraints present barriers to OER adoption for many instructors, the Course Mapping Project works to consolidate and align OER for high enrollment courses at Virginia higher education institutions. https://vivalib.org/va/open/course-mapping-project
A subject index of open educational resources of various formats. Created by Dr Larry Green, Lake Tahoe Community College. For an introduction to this tool, see the blogpost: https://www.cccoer.org/2017/07/28/index-of-oer-shared-via-cccoer-community-email-group/