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OER at UConn — Social Work

Open Educational Resources for Teaching and Learning

Open Educational Resources in Social Work

This page provides access to open educational resources (OER) in Social Work from a variety of repositories and publishers. The purpose is to showcase content that might be of interest to faculty who are considering adopting OER for use in their classes. This list of content is by no means exhaustive and more resources are available. 

First Stop

Any individual interested in exploring open options (both OER and Open Access [OA]) for use in social work courses should first visit Open Social Work. The site has an extensive listing of open resources, as well as information for those interested in developing as an open practitioner in the social work field.

Open Textbooks

Where to Find More

The following are dedicated search engines, repositories, and publishers hosted by organizations dedicated to open and institutions of higher education that can connect users with OER.

Additional Free and Low-Cost Options

The following free and affordable resource collections lack the wider flexibility of OER, but they offer tremendous value for instructors looking to reduce the textbook cost burden on students.