Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching, learning, and research resources that are free of cost and access barrier and carry legal permission for open use. OER are in active development across CUNY. They leverage the internet to make education more affordable, accessible, and effective. Check out CUNY's guide to learn where you can find OER to use in your classes and learn more about open education.
There are many sites that collect OER. Explore these to find more freely available syllabi, assignments, books and other teaching materials from across CUNY as well as from other colleges.
Four African American women seated on steps of building at Atlanta University, Georgia, (1899 or 1900). Image from the Library of Congress.