Open Textbook Hub
The rising cost of higher education textbooks are a concern for students and their families. Our newest Hub on OER Commons supports the discovery and use of open textbooks, from Economics to Psychology. These newly curated collections of open textbooks provide access to open textbooks by topic, as well as by provider. In addition, we’ve curated OER to supplement these free and open textbooks. Explore the Open Textbook Hub.
Nathan Smith is Director of Technology for the College of Education and Human Services at Utah State University. In that role, he also directs The Adele & Dale Young Education Technology Center (The YETC) located in room 170 of the Education Building on Utah State University's Logan campus. The YETC is a combination student openaccess computer facility, a K12 curriculum materials library, a NASA Educator Resource Center for Utah, and a technology training center. Nathan served eight years (20042012) on the Board of Directors for the Utah Coalition for Education Technology (UCET) He was reelected in 2014 to serve another two year term on the board. A former elementary school teacher, Nathan has taught students every age from young children to senior citizens. He has had the opportunity beginning in 2011 to train international high school teachers from all over the world about technology in education, through the U.S. State