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Open Educational Resources [ARCHIVED - DO NOT DELETE]: Technical OER

Educational materials made freely and legally available on the Internet for anyone to reuse, revise, remix and redistribute.

Getting Started in Trade and Technical OER

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ATE Central

ATE Central is a free online portal and collection of materials and services dedicated to highlighting the work of the National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education (ATE) projects.  ATE Central helps direct users to a full range of high-impact ATE resources available online, including curricula, learning objects, podcasts, videos, and more.

Open Textbooks

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Some open textbooks available for a variety of technical topics: 

Faculty have been able to get permission from equipment manufacturers to use their manuals for courses, such as:  

Online Course Materials and Curriculum

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Library Resources

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As a reminder, ou can also use ebooks, e-reserves, permalinks to databases, and other stuff students and faculty already have access to through the library at no cost!

Major Repositories

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