Open Education Support and Resources at Utah Tech University.

FREE online materials of entire courses (syllabus, presentations, assignments, and assessments) published by select universities are available for you. Simply click on a major topic heading and browse through the MERLOT collection of Free Online Courses.


Using the links below you can browse for Open CourseWare in SkillsCommons by various Occupations identified by the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) codes.  The Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) System is a United States government system of classifying occupations. It is used by U.S. federal government agencies collecting occupational data, enabling comparison of occupations across data sets. For more information visit the U. S. Dept. of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics Standard Occupational Classifciation (SOC) system.


Open Education Consortium: A Worldwide Collection of Free Online Course Curriculum

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Higher education institutions around the world have been posting their curriculum for entire courses online and providing people permission to freely use and to use for free the open courseware.


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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC’s)

A MOOC is a type of FREE online course aimed at large-scale participation and open access via the web. MOOCs are a recent development in the area of distance education, and a progression of the kind of open education ideals suggested by open educational resources.

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Here are few quick links to OCW provided by other higher education institutions


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.



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