There are a number of collections of Open Educational Resources that may be searched for potential course materials. Some materials, due to their open license and popularity, may appear in multiple collections.
An initiative of Rice University that provides free, faculty-authored and peer-reviewed online textbooks. The website currently provides textbooks for introductory courses in mathematics, science, and social science disciplines. The materials are readable on the web, are downloadable in PDF and EPUB formats, and can be printed for just the cost of printing. Textbooks are customizable through a resource sharing platform, OpenStax CNX
A repository hosted at California State University that contains over 40,000 materials, many of which have undergone some level of peer review. It contains both unique resources and resources redistributed from other sites, with material types ranging from textbooks to case studies and quizzes. Offers a tool to edit and “remix” existing open resources or to create and share your own.
Created by the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education. It contains nearly 60,000 diverse college-level materials. Includes a tool called Open Author for creating and sharing text or multimedia learning resources.
BCcampus Open Textbook Project
Initiative of British Columbia to make open textbooks avaiable for especially high-enrollment courses.
, Khan Academy
and other online course sites offer course notes, reading and assignment ideas, and multimedia components that may have an open license.