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Open Education

This is a guide on how to find, create, and share Open Educational Resources (OER).

Searching for OER by Subject

If you are searching for open educational resources related to a particular subject, you can use subject filters in many of the general repositories to find what you need.

The BCcampus Open Education OER by Discipline Directory provides a list of repositories organized by subject.

Below you can find a list of repositories specifically dedicated to a particular field of study.

Note: Review the license on individual items as the site may have mixed-licensing. You can read more about the different Creative Commons licenses here.

Source About (taken from website)
Genome Structure Database (GSDB) GSDB is a database of three-dimensional (3D) chromosome and genome structures reconstructed from Hi-C data by multiple 3D modeling tools in the field.
iBiology iBiology’s mission is to convey, in the form of open-access free videos, the excitement of modern biology and the process by which scientific discoveries are made.
PhET Interactive Simulations  PhET provides fun, free, interactive, research-based science and mathematics simulations.
Source About (taken from website)
American Institute of Mathematics Open Textbook Initiative Mathematics Open Textbooks that have been judged to meet the evaluation criteria set by the AIM editorial board.
PhET Interactive Simulations PhET provides fun, free, interactive, research-based science and mathematics simulations.
Source About (taken from website)
NOBA NOBA allows you to modify textbooks using their modules to fit the scope and sequence of common courses. Instructor manuals, PowerPoint presentations, and test banks are available for many modules.

 

Source About (taken from website)
JHSPH Open Courseware Freely and openly available John Hopkins School of Public Health course materials. You may share and adapt the materials on OCW under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.