Online Education

A Division of the Office for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning

Textbook & Course Resources


open staxOpenStax

Multiple online textbooks and educational material organized by specific subject matter.


khanacademyKhan Academy

A not-for-profit website that offers video lectures on multiple subjects. This site is very useful for learning class topics from a different perspective.


Itunes Uitunesu

Offers courses, lectures, videos, books and other resources for students.


projectgutenbergProject Gutenberg

Offers free online books from multiple authors and available in multiple languages. Downloads available for electronic book readers as well as computers.


open-textbooksCollege Open Textbooks

College Open Textbooks (COT) consists of colleges, governmental agencies, and other educational organizations that provide some open textbooks on a variety of topics.

Provides access to classic free books, novels, and poetry.


ted-ed-logoTed Talk/Ed

Provides Ted Talks related to a variety of academic topics such as Business & Economics, Literature & Language, Mathematics, and more!



Allows you to upload, edit, and share documents, presentations, and other materials safely and securely.


googledriveGoogle Drive

Allows you to create documents, spreadsheets, and presentations as well as upload anything (e.g. documents, photos, drawings, etc.). You can share uploaded materials with others and collaborate together.



Allows you to capture documents via an iPhone and convert to a searchable PDF.

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