Many open textbooks, open educational resources (OER), and other free teaching and learning materials have been produced for subject areas and specialties in health sciences, including the collections highlighted on this page. If you know of an excellent resource not listed here, tell us about it!
This guide was originally authored by Melanie Smith, UW Libraries Open Education Graduate Assistant 2021-2022.
Open Pedagogy refers to practices that engage students in the creation of information, rather than simply the consumption of it. It leverages the "open" nature of OER to facilitate learning, and emphasizes community and collaboration, sharing resources ideas and power.
Adapted from Authoring Open Textbooks by Melissa Falldin and Karen Lauritsen [Pressbook] Chapter 13: Adapting or Authoring.
The platforms in this section provide freely available teaching and learning materials for a variety of health professions and health sciences subject areas.