Providing open license and useful learning & teaching materials from prestigious universities around the world to support learning and teaching activities at RMIT University and other universities in Vietnam.
On this page you will find several open textbooks along with other useful materials in Health science.
The purpose of these discipline specific pages is to offer content that might be of interest to teachers and learners who are considering adopting open educational resources for use in their classes. This list of content is kept up-to-date regularly so that we welcome any feedbacks about the content featured on this page or recommendations of content that are not available here.
Specific subjects: Health/Medical in general, Home support/Resident care, Pharmacy/Pharmacology, Psychiatric/Mental health.
The B.C. Open Textbook Project is funded by the BC Ministry of Advanced Education. A goal of the Project is to provide flexible and affordable access to higher education resources by making available openly-licensed textbooks (source: BCampus Webpage)
Specific subjects: Active healthy lifestyles, Anatomy and physiology, Contemporary health issues, Diversity and difference in communication; Drug, Brains and Behavior; Emergency and Risk management case studies,...
College Open Textbooks (COT) is one of the premier resources for locating and adopting open-licensed textbooks and other Open Educational Resources (OERs). COT offers: over 850 titles, curated specifically for two-year colleges—but also appropriate for many lower-division courses at four-year colleges; a comprehensive catalogue of links to resources hosted by a wide range of online repositories and other sites; peer and accessibility reviews of selected titles, and mentoring online professional networks that support for authors opening their resources, and other services (source: COT)
Interesting books including Accredited Social Health Activist, Diseases of Children in the Subtropics and Tropics, Physical Health Hazards, Practical Plastic Surgery for Non surgeons, Primary immunodeficiency Disorder,...
The Global Text Project is a joint project of the Terry College of Business of the University of Georgia and The Daniels College of Business of the University of Denver. It aims to publish electronic texts for students in the developing world and maintains a database of links to books for such students. (source: GTP webpage)
MathsCasts are produced by the mathematics support centres at Swinburne (Australia), the University of Limerick (Ireland) and Loughborough University (UK). They are mostly targeted at prerequisite to first year level, in a range of subjects such as: Engineering, Sciences, Business, Computing and Technology
StatsCasts are narrated screen video recordings of explanations of statistical concepts. They are produced by Swinburne University of Technology, the University of the Sunshine Coast, and the University of Southern Queensland. They are targeted at prerequisite to first year level, in a range of subjects such as: Engineering, Sciences, Health Sciences and Business.
JHSPH OCW offers open materials and images from more than a hundred courses developed by the faculty of JHSPH, the world’s foremost institution of public health education and research. OCW is created to provide learning opportunities and teaching resources to all who pursue improvement of health and prevention of disease around the world.
Specific courses: Healthy ageing, The Body matters, Nutrition and Health, Trends in e-Psychology, Education in Healthcare,...
EdX is an online learning destination and MOOC provider, offering high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere. Currently, Edx is offering thousands of courses in various subjects for different study levels. (source: EdX webpage)
Specific courses: Anatomy, Caring for older people, Exploring cancer medicines, Dental photography in practice, How the flu spreads and evolves, The diabetes: a patient-centered approach,...
FutureLearn offers a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop. (Source: FutureLearn webpage)
Specific topics: The future of medicine, Take charge of your health care, Breast cancer, What we can do to die well, A smarter, more precise way to think about public health,...
TED is a non-profit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED is a global community, welcoming people from every discipline and culture who seek a deeper understanding of the world. On TED.com, there is a clearinghouse of free knowledge from the world's most inspired thinkers — and a community of curious souls to engage with ideas and each other (Source: TED webpage).
Conference papers, journal articles, reports and theses