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Open Educational Resources (OER)

This guide provides resources and tools for faculty wishing to implement open educational resources (OER) in their courses.

Open Textbook Examples

Cultural Anthropology textbook image
Cultural Anthropology 
by Tracy Evans (Santa Ana College)
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Native Peoples of North America textbook
Native Peoples of North America
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Introduction to Paleoanthropology
Introduction to Paleoanthropology
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Additional Course Materials for Anthropology

Below are OER collections containing a variety of Anthropology related course materials (e.g., readings, quizzes, simulations, assignments, and more).

Search OER Commons for Accounting course materials
Search OER Commons for Anthropology materials


Search MERLOT for Accounting OER
Search MERLOT for Anthropology materials


SEARCH TIP: OER Commons and Merlot allow you to further limit results by sub-disciplines and material type.