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Resources available due to COVID-19

Many resource providers expanded their access during the pandemic. These resources are temporarily available to help manage the abrupt move to online learning environments.

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Open and Affordable Course Materials guide

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The OER Toolkit

Looking to search the widest possible collection of OER and OA? 
Start with these search engines.

VCCS Transfer Course Mapping Hub

Many of the transfer courses are high enrollment, general education courses, and the selected OER may be useful to equivalent courses offered at other Virginia institutions. Faculty reviews have been completed for the following subject areas:

Find Open Textbooks (OER)

Open Access books

Open Access books are free to use, but are NOT remixable or revisable. These are good resources for affordable course materials to adopt "as is". 

Open Access Journals and Articles

Law School Casebooks

Full Courses (OER)

Other Course Materials (OER)

Check out these links for lesson plans, activities, modules, and assessments. These materials can be interactive, simulations, case studies, oral histories, images, and videos among others.