Economics

SUNY OER Courses

SUNY OER Services offers template courses that can serve as starting points for your own development. You can mix, match, and adapt anything from the courses below quite easily.

These courses are delivered via the Lumen Learning platform, and can be integrated into your LMS (Blackboard, Canvas, Moodle) quite easily.

  • Microeconomics – a curated text that combines OpenStax text content with additional videos, supplementary resources, and interactives
  • Macroeconomics – a curated text that combines OpenStax text content with additional videos, supplementary resources, and interactives

Additional Offerings

Beyond what’s already hosted inside the SUNY OER Services platform, many OER collections contain useful material for Economics courses. If you have suggestions of public domain or Creative Commons content to add here, please let us know.

Microeconomics

Title Source License  Notes
Microeconomics OpenStax CC-BY
  • contains detailed information on content for over 100 modules. Easily customizable. Many instructor resources also available (discussions, in-class activities, and powerpoints)
Economics Boundless CC-BY-SA
  • basic micro and macroeconomics course presented in small chunks
Econ 201: Microeconomics Open Course Library CC-BY
  • course, contains some activities and discussions
Videos Mary J. McGlasson CC-BY-NC-ND
  • concise, interesting videos on certain concepts

Macroeconomics

Title Source License  Notes
Macroeconomics OpenStax CC-BY
  • contains detailed information on content for over 100 modules. Easily customizable. Many instructor resources also available (discussions, in-class activities, and powerpoints)
Econ 202: Macroeconomics Open Course Library CC-BY
  • course, contains some activities and discussions

If you’d like to utilize any of the above resources in your own classroom, you’re welcome to

  • link directly to them in your learning management system (LMS)
  • copy and paste these materials into any format you’d like (a page in your LMS or a Word document, etc.). Include the copyright information and attribute the source as needed
  • print out materials and distribute them in your classroom. Include the copyright information and attribute the source as needed
  • talk with SUNY OER Services about integrating them into your LMS
  • talk with SUNY OER Services about collecting them in a bound, printed version to provide through your campus bookstore
The timeline for these last two options can vary, and will be discussed as part of your consultation with SUNY OER Services. Get started with consultation services here.