The following are links to open education resources student can use freely as well as some other low-cost online resources . This page will be updated continuously.
https://www.oercommons.org/ OER Commons is a public digital library of open educational resources for users to explore, create, and collaborate with educators around the world to improve curriculum.
https://openstax.org/ OpenStax is part of Rice University, which is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable corporation. It’s mission is to give every student the tools they need to be successful in the classroom. Its high-quality educational tools give students access to the learning materials they need to succeed, at little to no cost.
https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks Open textbooks are textbooks that have been funded, published, and licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed. These books have been reviewed by faculty from a variety of colleges and universities to assess their quality. These books can be downloaded for no cost, or printed at low cost. All textbooks are either used at multiple higher education institutions; or affiliated with an institution, scholarly society, or professional organization. The library currently includes 714 textbooks, with more being added all the time.
https://www.gutenberg.org/ Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. You can choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world’s great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education.Everything from Project Gutenberg is gratis, libre, and completely without cost to readers.
https://www.bartleby.com/index.html Bartleby is an Internet publisher of literature, reference and verse, providing students, researchers and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the web free of charge. https://www.bartleby.com/
https://www.edx.org/ edX is the trusted platform for education and learning. Founded by Harvard and MIT, edX is home to more than 20 million learners, the majority of top-ranked universities in the world and industry-leading companies. As a global nonprofit, edX is transforming traditional education, removing the barriers of cost, location and access. Open edX is the open-source platform that powers edX courses and is freely available. At https://open.edx.org/ educators and technologists can build learning tools and contribute new features to the platform, creating innovative solutions to benefit students everywhere. The mission of edX is to:
- Increase access to high-quality education for everyone, everywhere
- Enhance teaching and learning on campus and online
- Advance teaching and learning through research
https://www.coursera.org/ Coursera was founded with a vision of providing life-transforming learning experiences to anyone, anywhere. It is now a leading online learning platform for higher education, where 58 million learners from around the world come to learn skills of the future. More than 200 of the world’s top universities and industry educators partner with Coursera to offer courses, specializations, certificates, and degree programs. Hundreds of free courses give you access to on-demand video lectures, homework exercises, and community discussion forums. Paid courses provide additional quizzes and projects as well as a shareable Course Certificate upon completion.
https://www.khanacademy.org/ Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. The courses cover math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more from kindergarten to university level.
https://ocw.mit.edu/about/ MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.Through OCW, educators improve courses and curricula, making their schools more effective; students find additional resources to help them succeed; and independent learners enrich their lives and use the content to tackle some of our world’s most difficult challenges, including sustainable development, climate change, and cancer eradication
http://thegreatcoursesplus.com. The Great Courses Plus makes lifelong learning and personal enrichment available to anyone, anywhere. The content-rich, unique courses provide you with a world of knowledge designed to expand your horizons, deepen your understanding, and foster epiphanies. You’ll find enlightening, engaging, and expansive educational content on hundreds of subjects. The courses are thoroughly researched, extensively examined, comprehensive, factual, fascinating, and beautifully produced.
https://libguides.asu.edu/az.php Arizona State University (ASU) Research Databases
https://lib.asu.edu/asuforyou ASU publicly accessesible digital resources
https://teachonline.asu.edu/ ASU Online Teaching Resources