Below are the Material Types available to use on OERTX and descriptions of how each can be used. As a visitor, you can use these material types to narrow down your search for resources. As a contributor, you can add these material types to your resource's metadata to help people discover it in search.
|Supplemental, student-facing resource requiring students to provide answers or feedback based on taking specified steps.
|Student-facing question or prompt that measures understanding of a topic or idea.
|When actually occurring events or scenarios are used to illustrate scientific or academic principles.
|A collection of related sets of data.
|Visual media, including but not limited to pictures, graphics, diagrams, figures, illustrations, charts, and maps.
|A series of units and lessons used to teach the skills and knowledge required by its curriculum.
|A game designed with an educational purpose.
|An activity engaged in by the learner for the purpose of acquiring certain skills, concepts, or knowledge, whether guided by an instructor or not.
|A visual tool in which students can move items around, enter variables, and/or answer questions.
|Recording or transcript of an educational speech.
|Instructor-created notes to support student understanding of lectures.
|Lessons organize content within a course and may cover one or more concepts or topics. Typically used in K-12 education
|A teacher-facing description of a course of instruction.
|Modules organize content within a course; may cover one or more concepts or topics.Typically used in higher education. In K-12 may be used to organize the presentation of several units.
|Original document or object created at the time of the period of time being studied, i.e. newspaper article or government document.
|The body of a printed work, to include reading passages.
|Imitation of a physical process over time.
|A student-facing supplement to a course that provides additional content and tutorial instruction for a specific course or topic.
|Student Success: Faculty/staff-facing
|A student success program hosted in the Texas Student Success Program Inventory (TX SSPI) hub that primarily serves institutional faculty and/or staff.
|Student Success: Other
|A student success program hosted in the Texas Student Success Program Inventory (TX SSPI) hub that primarily serves an institutional stakeholder group other than students, faculty, staff, or parents/guardians.
|Student Success: Parent/guardian-facing
|A student success program hosted in the Texas Student Success Program Inventory (TX SSPI) hub that primarily serves the parents or guardians of undergraduate students.
|Student Success: Student-facing
|A student success program hosted in the Texas Student Success Program inventory (TX SSPI) hub that primarily serves undergraduate students
|An outline of the contents and requirements of a course.
|Method or strategy to facilitate effective teaching and learning.
|A book used in the study of an academic or scientific subject.
|Unit of Study
|A plan of instruction on a particular concept; it contains multiple lessons that are related.