This initiative from Rice University provides students with free learning resources. It offers peer-reviewed, open access textbooks, which can introduce readers to fields such as statistics, psychology or economics.
For example, this e-book is an introduction to key concepts in business. It offers detailed explanations regarding topics such as customer satisfaction, ethics, entrepreneurship, global business, and change management.
The OpenStax collection began in 1999 as a repository for open educational resources, for teachers from around the world to be able to publish, share and reuse learning materials. The platform later went on to introduce its own line of free textbooks.
World Mental Health Day, which seeks to focus people's attention on the identification, treatment and prevention of mental disorders, is observed on 10 October.
This series of learning resources from the UOC's O2 repository analyses mental suffering from a dynamic and open perspective, looking at how it is interwoven with the social and cultural changes that can, in diverse ways, define, repel or accept it.
The Open Culture project provides free language lessons. In total there are 48 courses, including French, English, Mandarin, Italian and Russian. This platform was founded in 2006 and hosts high quality educational and cultural communication resources that can benefit the global learning community.