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This page contains a sampling of available Open Education Resources (OER) in your discipline. For more information about OER, or for guidance about incorporating open practices and/or low cost materials into your course, please contact your subject liaison librarian.
The Library Liaison for Wood Tech/Maritime/PACT is Althea Lazarro.
The US Department of Labor’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) program created a free and open online library called SkillsCommons containing free and open learning materials and program support A comprehensive collection of workforce-related Open Educational Resources (OER) created by over 700 community colleges across the nation.
MetEd is a free collection of hundreds of training resources intended for the geoscience community. Includes maritime meteorology resources.
Mechanical Engineering Courses | MIT Open Courseware
MIT's open courseware site includes many courses on maritime engineering, under the Mechanical Engineering subject. Courses include: Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering: The Art and Science of Boat Design, Marine Power and Propulsion, Sailing Yacht Design, and more.
TU Delft OpenCourseWare
Provides free and open educational resources of high quality university‐level, organised as courses. You may download, revise, remix and re distribute the resources published at TU Delft OpenCourseWare, as long as you adhere to the Creative Commons conditions.
Courses available in Maritime science and engineering.
Whole Building Design Guide
The goal of 'Whole Building' Design is to create a successful high-performance building by applying an integrated design and team approach to the project during the planning and programming phases.
Construction Technology 101 | MERLOT Skills Commons
This course is a comprehensive study of the principles of Construction Technology. It applies the concepts of modern carpentry, engineering and technology, utilizing the framework of green and sustainability to residential and commercial construction. This is an introductory course intending to define and apply basic principals of building and how to incorporate high efficiency, high performance, sustainability, recycling and environmental stewardship into each stage. Specifically, this course will cover topics such as plans, specifications and codes, building layout, footings and framing, roofing and insulation, all focusing on the most efficient and sustainable processes identified through best practices in the industry.