OER - Child Development

Open Textbook Examples

Academic Senate of California Community Colleges (ASCCC) OER Project
In Canvas Commons  type "ASCCC CD” and scroll through the CD Canvas Course shells

CDTC OER Textbooks Available in English and Spanish 
Child Growth & Development
Child Family & Community
Observation & Assessment
Intro to Curriculum
Teaching in a Diverse Society

or 
https://www.childdevelopment.org/cs/cdtc/print/htdocs/cap_text_sp.htm 

Libre Texts
Early Childhood Development 
or
https://socialsci.libretexts.org/Bookshelves/Early_Childhood_Education 

Materials can be remixed, imported into Canvas, and printed through Lulu Xpress and here is a resource from LibreText on importing and printing 
https://xpress.lulu.com/ 

Libre Texts
Child Growth & Development - student access to textbook 

Lifespan Development
Full Text: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/lifespandevelopment2/ or
Full Text: https://courses.candelalearning.com/lifespandevelopment1x1/ 

Educational Learning Theories
http://oer.galileo.usg.edu/education-textbooks/1/

Developmental Psychology
Full Text: https://www.canyons.edu/Offices/library/Pages/COCOERPsych.aspx  

Cognitive Development in Childhood
Full text: http://nobaproject.com/modules/cognitive-development-in-childhood#content

Music and the Child
Full Text: http://textbooks.opensuny.org/music-and-the-child/ or
Full Text: http://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/BookDetail.aspx?bookId=283

A Child Becomes a Reader
Full Text: https://www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubs/documents/readingk-3.pdf

Other OER Resources

Child Growth and Development Quizzes and Canvas Course Shell
Contact Prof. Kathy Adams

CAAEYC 2019 OER Presentation 
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1NfrS96ZTmblMPUxUcoAPyxje9bpRjcFF 

Early Childhood Education OER Collaboration Google Group
(view as a resource or join to collaborate)
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/early-childhood-education-oer-collaboration 

Faculty Initiative Project
https://facultyinitiative.wested.org/ 

College of the Canyons OER Page
www.canyons.edu/opened 

NOBA Social and Personality Development in Childhood
http://nobaproject.com/modules/social-and-personality-development-in-childhood

Early Learning Math and Science
http://elmscourse.org/general_course_docs.shtml

K-5 Math and Technology Resources
Full Text: http://oer.galileo.usg.edu/education-textbooks/2/

The Role of Play in Children’s Health and Development
Full Text: http://www.mdpi.com/books/pdfview/book/179

The Early Years: Child Well-Being and the Role of Public Policy
Full Text: https://link.springer.com/book/10.1057%2F9781137536495

UCLA Children's Book Collection
https://archive.org/details/yrlsc_childrens&tab=collection

Historical Children Literature
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/baldwin/all/thumbs

Not finding what you’re looking for?

SBVC OER Resources
https://www.valleycollege.edu/open-education-resources/faculty/find-oer.php

Vision Resource Center
(only for California Community College faculty and must have an account)
https://visionresourcecenter.cccco.edu/

California Community College OER
www.cccoer.org 

Open Stax Textbooks
https://openstax.org/ 

Open Textbook Library
https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks 

COC’s OER Resources Page
https://www.canyons.edu/academics/onlineeducation/ztc/textbooks.php 

CCCOER Find OER Page
https://www.cccoer.org/learn/find-oer/ 

SUNY’s Geneseo OASIS
https://oasis.geneseo.edu/ 

Merlot II
(be sure to confirm licensing)
https://www.merlot.org/merlot/ 

Canvas Commons
(will need to upload to view)
https://lor.instructure.com/search 

Public Domain Government Websites 
(you can search federal and state websites of your choice as the information at these websites are public domain) 

Head Start (Public Domain)
https://www.acf.hhs.gov/ohs  

CDC (Public Domain)
https://www.cdc.gov

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