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Open Educational Resources

Open Educational Resources (OER) are free and open online resources whose use increases instructor and student access to quality materials. Collaborative use of common OER increases our ability to discover and enrich and sustain resources for use by students. The OER listed here are made available and/or designed primarily for faculty at UAlbany.
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Resource Notes
Open SUNY Online Readiness Assessment for students (requires login) Useful to incorporate into an orientation module.
SlideShare SlideShare is a slide hosting service offering many free slide presentations that can be shared.
UAlbany Blackboard sample online courses. A sample of online courses taught at UAlbany.
MERLOT (in a partnership with SUNY) Browse the Merlot collection of over 40,000 free open course materials.
UAlbany ITLAL Midterm Surveys. Prepackaged midterm surveys created by ITLAL.
UAlbany’s photo database. Numerous photos to insert into content distributed to students!
Open SUNY Textbooks A selection of open access textbooks.
Open SUNY course materials initiative. Free online course materials. Search by topic or textbook ISBN.
UAlbany Library Guide to OER. Resources for finding and evaluating OERs .
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