Open Learning at Utah Tech. Open Educational SUpport and Practices.
$600,000+ est. yearly textbook cost savings*
170+ faculty using OER*
135% increase in A grades

*Includes library assisted projects and independent projects.

This website helps you:

  • locate quality open learning materials
  • review the great work Utah Tech faculty are doing with open education through the Faculty Showcase
  • share with others OER materials you found or created and how you teach
  • improve the learning experience by creating, adapting, and adopting open resources for your classes
  • lower the cost of attending college for all Utah Tech students
  • learn about the current OER and Open Education initiatives on campus

What are Open Education Services at Utah Tech?

A partnership between Utah Tech University and MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching) using and integrating MERLOT's open tools. It represents Utah Tech's commitment to promoting student academic success and open education mission by providing opportunities to use, create, and share open resources and teaching practices. With emphasis on faculty choice, here you'll find a wealth of services focusing on Open Educational Resources and Practices for faculty in one convenient location. Learn more about how and why we're doing this.

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Already using OER?

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ADD Free and Open Educational Resources You're Using or Created into MERLOT

Are you using OER in your teaching or your learning? Have you created free and open teaching materials? We invite you to catalog these resources in MERLOT. Your colleagues and students around the world will thank you!


First: Become a member of MERLOT (It will take about 2 minutes and it is FREE).

Second: Fill out the online form to contribute a Material. (It will take about 4 minutes the first time.  MERLOT provides systematic instructions on our YouTube Channel and a handout (PDF).


Enter key words below to search the SkillsCommons library for Free Workforce Development OER



Enter key words below to search the MERLOT library, over 75 other open libraries, and more!

Enter the ISBN of a book below to find related FREE eTextbooks and more.