Open Educational Resources (OER) are free teaching and learning materials—aka the best way to reduce course material costs for students! And it's not just textbooks, OER can be videos, games, assessments, and more.
OER can be found in the public domain, or licensed especially for free use and reuse. OER are typically accessed online, but can also be obtained through low-cost print-on-demand services.
On this guide, you can
Additionally, on the Library Materials page, you can discover resources that aren't OER (meaning they can't be reused, remixed, or redistributed) but can help decrease course material expenses.
Here are some resources to get started:
OpenStax Principles of Economics (Principles of Economics covers scope and sequence requirements for a two-semester introductory economics course. Principles of Macroeconomics and Principles of Microeconomics are also available by the same authors.)
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