Open Textbook Library

The Open Textbook Library provides access to free, openly-licensed textbooks that have been reviewed by faculty from various colleges and universities to assess their quality. The textbooks offered on the site are used at multiple higher education institutions throughout the country and many affiliated with an institution or professional organization. All textbooks can be adapted…

Active Learning Strategies

The Active Learning Strategies website presents background information on Active Learning and details various strategies to incorporate active learning into your classroom. Strategies are divided into categories depending on how they can might be employed in your classroom. Visit Active Learning Strategies

CUNY Academic Works

This Open Educational Resources series collects research and instructional materials — from articles to original textbooks and syllabi — by the faculty of the City University of New York. Users can search by institution, author, or discipline. (Users can search across 913 disciplines!) For instance, Queensborough Community College has developed a number of math OERs…

Writing Commons

Writing Commons offers a repository of webtexts for college-level courses across the disciplines that require writing and research. Resources include materials on information literacy, ethical citation practices, style and usage, genre and audience, new media, and research and writing processes and methods. Visit Writing Commons  

Words Without Borders Campus

Words Without Border Campus is the educational sister site to Words Without Borders, the online magazine for international literature. The Campus site, geared primarily toward high school and college classrooms, draws from Words Without Borders’ rich archive of literature-in-translation and organizes it into national and thematic units, customizable to a range of courses and interests….

United in Anger: A History of ACT UP Study Guide

This resource is for educators who would like to use the documentary United in Anger: A History of ACT UP. Even if the film (available for purchase) or subject does not speak directly to your course content or goals, there are several excellent ideas for activities and discussion questions that could be adapted for courses…

Shakespeare: Subject to Change

This interactive resource allows students to  explore Shakespeare’s work through the multifaceted printing, editing, and directing processes . Students can  compare side-by-side performances of Hamlet, learn more about the writing and printing methods that Shakespeare and his contemporaries used, and discover the language that Shakespeare coined. The site contains videos and interactive features that introduce…