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Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration: Open Educational Resources
This guide will help you find information on heating, air conditioning and refrigeration in print and online.
OER are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others. ~ William & Flora Hewlett Foundation
For a more comprehensive overview on OER, see:
Open Educational Resources - a guide designed to assist faculty in the exploration, identification, selection and adoption of Open Educational Resources.
Understanding OER in 11 Videos
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Open Educational Resources in Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology
These are examples of several Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology-related OER. Additional OER in this subject may be found by searching the resources listed on the ACC Libraries primary Open Educational Resources Guide.
With years of experience in the field, the HVACReducation.net group provides a variety of comprehensive and training programs for students in the related fields of heating, ventilating and air conditioning. While their organization does have a number of professional development programs for more advanced learners, their website also features a number of instructional modules and learning exercises for novices. Most of these educational resources can be found under the "Curriculum" section of the site. Here, visitors can look over modules that deal with electrical systems, refrigeration principles, and the basic electrical systems of such devices. After looking over those materials, visitors may wish to continue on by looking over their schedule of classes and upcoming conferences.