November 2018 OER 101 Training

SBCTC Educational Technology & Open Education again invites you and your faculty to participate in our How to Use OER training that begins on Monday, November 5, 2018. This two-week course is fully online and asynchronous, providing participants with information and experience in adopting and integrating open educational resources (OER) into …

Share OER

Share OER There are countless openly available course materials in a variety of disciplines if you know where to locate them. SBCTC has …

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UC Davis Stem

The UC Davis STEMWiki Hyperlibrary, consisting of seven interconnected “STEMWikis,” focuses on augmenting post-secondary education in multiple STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields.

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Skills Commons

Skills Commons is the official repository of all deliverables from the US Department of Labor (DOL)’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) Grant Program.

Music and Sound Effects

Music and Sound Effects There are numerous openly available audio clips in various disciplines and we want to help you locate them. …

OpenStax Physics

OpenStax Physics Steve May – Astronomy, Physics, and Geology instructor happily uses the OpenStax Physics textbook with his students. He says it …

ENGL& 101/102

ENGL& 101/102 Dr. Rosemary Reigle – ENGL& 101/102 Instructor – uses Creative Commons licensed content in her online courses in lieu of …

Art 170

Art 170 David Walk’s Art 170 Fundamentals of Digital Film Making – a completely paperless and Creative Commons licensed class ( – …

Valuable Advice from 50 Wise Speakers

Valuable Advice from 50 Wise Speakers Clover Park Technical College’s Phil Venditti, a communication studies faculty member, created  50 Wise Speakers as …

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Khan Academy

Khan Academy provides top-quality educational videos that are organized by discipline and skill levels. They provide videos from various disciplines including Math, Science, Economics, Finance, and Humanities.

IT & keeping current

IT & keeping current Alex Zimmerman sharing with SBCTC on Vimeo. Hello, my name is Alex Zimmerman, I am a one of …

Free, relevant & customizable

Free, relevant & customizable Sandra Lepper sharing with SBCTC on Vimeo. I am Sandra Lepper, and I teach Understanding World Art: which …

OER and Adult Basic Education

OER and Adult Basic Education Jennifer Jennings sharing with SBCTC on Vimeo. Hi, my name is Jennifer Jennings, and I have been …

The future of OER & Mathematics

The future of OER & Mathematics Mike Nevins shares with SBCTC on Vimeo. Mike Nevins is a full-time mathematics instructor at Everett …

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TED talks

TED provides over 1700 inspiring talks. Past presenters include Bill Clinton, Jane Goodall, Malcolm Gladwell, Al Gore, Gordon Brown, Richard Dawkins, Bill Gates, Bono, Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, and many Nobel Prize winners.

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Like YouTube, Vimeo hosts millions of Creative Commons-licensed videos. In addition, Vimeo provides a separate Creative Commons licensed video collection which makes the filtering process much easier.


There are numerous openly available videos in various disciplines and we want to help you locate them. SBCTC has identified the sites that provide high quality open videos and they have been broken down to help you choose those that best fit your needs.

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YouTube provides millions of Creative Commons-licensed videos (among their billions of video collections). The key is filtering them to isolate the Creative Commons-licensed ones.