Dakota State University students walking around campus

Preparation + opportunity = success

That's the DSU equation. We're a four-year university with nationally recognized programs, cutting-edge facilities, and the brightest thinkers. But we're also a tight-knit, inclusive community. Small class sizes mean hands-on training and individualized attention. All this with an affordable, public school price that's among the best values in the region.

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Open Educational Resources

  • OER Commons – A network for teaching and learning materials providing a single point of access through which educators and learners can search across collections to access over 24,000 items
  • Wikimedia Commons – A database of 10,292,996 freely usable media files to which anyone can contribute
  • Search by Creative Commons – Convenient access to a variety of resources offering openly licensed materials
  • Khan Academy – Over 2,100 videos and 100 self-paced exercises and assessments covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history
  • Wiki Educator – A website that provides free eLearning content that anyone can edit and use
  • Library Of Congress Teacher Modules – The Library of Congress  offers its ‘Teacher Modules’ for free online
  • MIT OpenCourseware – A free publication of MIT course materials that reflects almost all the undergraduate and graduate subjects taught at MIT
  • OpenCourseWare Consortium – A free and open digital publication of high-quality university-level educational materials organized as courses
  • Merlot – A free and open online community of resources designed primarily for faculty, staff and students of higher education from around the world to share their learning materials and pedagogy
  • OER Handbook for Educators – Find A chapter in the book, OER Handbook for Educators, with links to a variety of OER sites and repositories
  • Free to Learn – An Open Educational Resources Policy Development Guidebook for Community College Governance Officials
  • Ted Talks – Technology, Education, Design ideas worth spreading
  • Open Washington – Open Educational Resource for Washington State Colleges and Universities 
  • UCF Topkit – Online teaching preparation toolkit for college instructors
  • UCF Blended Learning Toolkit – Tool kit for blended learning and flipped classroom