Open Educational Resources


In this area you will find a list of curated OERs from York University and other post-secondary institutions. Open Educational Resources (OERs) are educational teaching materials that are found online. An OER may be a textbook, a lesson plan, a multimedia project, a documentary or even an assignment sheet. Most OERs are free to use and modify for your own use however it is important to always read any licensing information provided with the content before using it.

Educational Resource for the novel Moon of the Crusted Snow – York University
This open educational resource has been created for educators who are interested in adopting the novel Moon of the Crusted Snow as a course reading. This OER contains discussion questions, passages from the novel, quotes from the author and additional online resources to assist in using this book in the classroom.

Designing Blended and Online Learning with Impact – York University
This eBook offers course instructors, instructional designers, policy makers, administrators, educational developers, and anyone who is interested in developing knowledge of and competencies in course design a fundamental overview of the critical components of the instructional design process.

Doing Digital Humanities and Social Sciences in Your Classroom – York University
This guide was designed to help instructors explore the meaning-making potential of Digital Humanities and Social Sciences (DHSS). The guide provides nine different assignment guides that can support the use of digital tools and technologies in the classroom.

Work Integrated Learning Open Module Initiative – Niagara College
A comprehensive set of 31 open access, learner-centered modules supporting Work Intergrated Learning (WIL) preparedness among post-secondary students.