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Open Educational Resources (OER): Psychology

Provides an overview of Open Educational Resources. Derived from UNCG's Open Educational Resources Libguide: https://uncg.libguides.com/oer
 
Watch this video to discover a range of OER available for Psychology courses. 

Cogent Psychology

Cogent Psychology is a multidisciplinary, open access journal of peer-reviewed research. The journal is a fast and affordable option for authors wanting to publish their psychology and behavioural science research for a global audience.

NOBA Project Psychology Textbooks: 

An Open Source platform where you can browse psychology modules and open e-texts. All materials are licensed under Creative Commons that lets you use, reuse, adapt, and remix chapters and whole texts to customize your classroom. *Please see Creative Commons terms here.

PSYC 123: The Psychology, Biology and Politics of Food

This course encompasses the study of eating as it affects the health and well-being of every human. This course was recorded Open Yale in 2008. 

Introduction to Psychology

This is just a small sample of the Introduction to psychology textbooks found through OER CommonsFor more resources (including whole courses, syllabi, course modules, etc.) use the OASIS search above or OER Commons. Also, there are many iterations of the same textbook titles in these sources. If you find a title with an arrangement/content you like, consider looking for other (possibly improved) versions.

Psychology-OpenStax textbook

Psychology is designed to meet scope and sequence requirements for the single-semester introduction to psychology course. The book offers a comprehensive treatment of core concepts, grounded in both classic studies and current and emerging research. The text also includes coverage of the DSM-5 in examinations of psychological disorders. Psychology incorporates discussions that reflect the diversity within the discipline, as well as the diversity of cultures and communities across the globe.‚Äč

Title:Introduction to Psychology
Author:Charles Stangor
Source:BC Campus
Type: Textbook
Link: https://open.bccampus.ca/find-open-textbooks/?uuid=13c9299c-0f96-4403-bf76-6989127c6620&contributor=&keyword=&subject=


Title:Introduction to Psychology
Author:University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing
Source:Open Textbook Library
Link:https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/48


Title: Introduction to Psychology: The Full Noba Collection
Author:University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing
Source:Open Textbook Library
Link: https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/228


Title:General Psychology: An Introduction
Author:Tori Kearns and Deborah Lee
Source:Open Textbook Library
Link:https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/626


Title:General Psychology: An Introduction: Instructor Manual
Author:GALILEO, University System of Georgia
Source:Teaching Commons
Link:https://oer.galileo.usg.edu/psychology-textbooks/2

Title:Introduction to General Psychology
Author:GALILEO, University System of Georgia
Source:Teaching Commons
Link: https://oer.galileo.usg.edu/psychology-textbooks/5

Educational Psychology

E-Books

Open: The Philosophy and Practices that are Revolutionizing Education and Science

Explore Open education and what it really means in depth. Written with psychology instructors in mind, this Open Access text explores the history and philosophy of open sources, open education and open science. Great for use in psychology departments, classrooms and the library science classrooms, this book address the quality of open education resources, open academic journals and open research methods. 

 

The Many Faces of Psychological Research in the 21st Century

The Society for Teaching of Psychology was approached by Jane Halonen and Steve Davis and agreed to a proposal to publish an e-book edited by well-known educators offered exclusively in online format. This book provides a broad overview of agendas and approaches in the field of psychology that serves psychology instructors and students using many diverse teaching contexts.

OER Repositories