A greater number of youth and adult facilities are pursuing college courses. There has been requests for college preparatory materials to meet the demand of student interest. Below is a list of Open Education Resources that community college instructors are presently using to reduce textbook costs and address college preparatory needs.
Open Education Resources are great for the budget, for instructor use and student access. Please take a peek and consider OER for your classroom education server, Endless Laptop or RACHEL servers.
A Different Road To College: A Guide For Transitioning To College For Non-traditional Students by Alise Lamoreaux. Designed to introduce students to the contextual issues of college. Non-traditional students have an ever-growing presence on college campuses, especially community colleges. This open educational resource is designed to engage students in seeing themselves as college students and understanding the complexity of what that means to their lives.
College Success (Saylor): College Success has a student-friendly format arranged to help you develop the essential skills and provide the information you need to succeed in college. This is not a textbook full of theory and extensive detail that merely discusses student success; rather, this is a how-to manual for succeeding in college. The book provides realistic, practical guidance ranging from study skills to personal health, from test taking to managing time and money. Furthermore, College Success is accessible—information is presented concisely and as simply as possible.