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Open Educational Resources (OER/ZTC/LTC)

This guide provides information about OER and a basic primer about copyright and fair use for instruction


Sociology: OER Textbooks

Beyond Race: Cultural Influences on Human Social Life: through Merlot

Dangerous Ideas: Women's Liberation - Women's Studies - Around the World: University affiliated, PDF format.

Gender and Sexualities: An Inquiry: Affiliated with Portland State University.

The Groves Conference on Marriage and Family: History and Impact on Family Science: History of the conference since founding.

Introduction to Sociology: By OpenStax. PDF, eReader, and print formats available.

Introduction to Sociology: By Lumen Learning, registration required for instructor resources.

Introduction to Sociology: Funded by ASCCC, Canvas Commons. 

Mainstream Politics: Gendering Practices and Feminist Theory: University affiliated, PDF format.

Social Problems: Continuity and Change: Includes learning objectives, questions, and summaries

Sociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World: Reviews available.

Sociology of the Family: Glossary and assessments included.

Sociology: OER Supplemental Resources

Social Problems: Who Makes Them?: Open course with modules, eReader and PDF formats available.

The Sociological Cinema: Online resource of videos.

Sociology Source: Multimedia resources to start course discussions.


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