The following is a curated list of OER materials available in your particular subject area. The items you see here are generally well-developed, effectively structured, and are used and recommended by faculty in the SUNY system.
This is by no means an exhaustive list of all the openly licensed material available. If you don’t see something you need, we’d love to hear from you.
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Beyond what’s already hosted inside the SOS platform, many OER collections contain useful material for US History courses. If you have suggestions to add here, please contact us.
|Sage American History||Henry J Sage||CC-BY-NC-SA|
|U.S. History Coursebook-Advanced||CK-12||CC-BY-NC|
|War and American Society||Saylor||varies|
|Capitalism and Democracy in America||Saylor||varies|
|Digital History||UH||copyrighted (may use for non-commercial purposes), but links to many public domain sources.|
|Still Casting Shadows: A Shared Mosaic of US History||B Clay Shannon||CC BY NC ND|
|The American Yawp||American Yawp||CC-BY-SA|
|Guide to Writing in History||Utah State||CC-BY-ND|
Beyond what’s already hosted inside the SOS platform, many OER collections contain useful material for Psychology courses. If you have suggestions to add here, please contact us.
|World History Videos||CrashCourse||Standard YouTube License||Comprehensive coverage through roughly 10-minute video clips|
|Hist 101: Ancient Civilizations of the World||Saylor||Varies, but mostly CC-BY-SA||Legacy Saylor course, based on Maxfield’s book|
|HIST103: World History in the Early Modern and Modern Eras (1600-Present)||Saylor||Varies, but mostly CC-BY-SA||Mixture of materials, mostly from Maxfield’s book|
|World Civ 1 (to roman empire)||OCL||CC-BY||various resources|
|Western Civ||OCL||CC-BY||various resources|
Beyond what’s already hosted inside the SOS platform, many OER collections contain useful material for Philosophy courses. If you have suggestions to add here, please contact us.
|forallx: An Introduction to Formal Logic||P.D. Magnus, University of Albany, SUNY||CC BY SA|
|An Introduction to Philosophy: An Online Textbook||Dr. Philip A. Pecorino||CC BY NC ND|
|Introduction to Ethical Studies||Lee Archie & John G. Archie, Lander University||GNU Free Documentation License|
|An Introduction to Reasoning||Cathal Woods, Virginia Wesleyan College||CC BY NC SA|
|Fundamental Methods of Logic||Matthew Knachel, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee||All Rights Reserved; open access|