TCSG Shared Courses

The courses below have been shared by your fellow TCSG colleges or others outside of TCSG (as noted). Contact your Blackboard Administrator to obtain a course package. 

Note: We will be updating this course list continually throughout the coming weeks. Please check back often for updates on available courses.

  • ALHS 1090 - Medical Terminology 
  • BIOL 2113L -  Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 
  • BIOL 2114L - Anatomy and Physiology II Lab 
  • BIOL 2117L - Introductory Microbiology Lab 
  • CHEM 1211 - Chemistry I  
  • CHEM 1211L - Chemistry I Lab 
  • CTDL 1010 - Fundamentals of Commercial Driving 
  • CTDL 1021 - Comb Veh Basic Oper Range Work (CTDL 1020)
  • CTDL 1031 - Comb Veh Adv Operations (CTDL 1030)
  • DIET 1000 - Intro Diesel Tech Tools & Safety 
  • DIET 1011 - Dies Elec & Electron Sys I 
  • DIET 1012 - Dies Elec & Electron Sys II 
  • DIET 1020 - Preventative Maintenance 
  • DIET 1031 - Diesel Engine Repair 
  • DIET 1032 - Diesel Engine Support Systs 
  • DIET 2010 - Truck Brake Systems
  • DIET 2020 - Truck Drive Trains 
  • ELCR 2160 - Adv Microprocessors & Robotics
    • *Course utlizes AMATROL content.
  • ELCR 2210 - Analog Communications 
    • *Course utlizes AMATROL content.
  • ENGL 1102 - Literature and Composition 
  • HIST 1111 - World History I 
  • HUMN 1101 - Introduction to Humanities 
  • IDSY 1101 - DC Circuits Analysis
    • *Course utlizes AMATROL content.
  • IDSY 1105 - AC Ciruit Analysis 
    • *Course utlizes AMATROL content.
  • IDSY 1110 - Industrial Motor Controls I
    • *Course utlizes AMATROL content.
  • IDSY 1120 - Basic Industrial PLCs 
    • *Course utlizes AMATROL content.
  • IDSY 1130 - Industrial Wiring 
    • *Course utlizes AMATROL content.
  • IDSY 1190 - Fluid Power Systems 
    • *Course utlizes AMATROL content.
  • IDSY 1210 - Industrial Motor Controls II 
    • *Course utlizes AMATROL content.
  • IDSY 1230 - Industrial Instrumentation 
    • *Course utlizes AMATROL content.
  • PHYS 1110 - Conceptual Physics 
  • PHYS 1110L - Conceptual Physics Lab 
  • PSYC2103 - Human Development 
  • SPCH 1101 - Public Speaking
  • WELD 1030 - Blueprint Reading for Welding Technology 

OpenTech Tracker

Are you already using open, free, or library resources in your course? Let your peers in the TCSG know which open materials you're using by adding your course to the OpenTech Tracker page.

Open Ed Week Webinar Recordings

GVTC is committed to assisting the colleges with their Open Educational Resource (OER) efforts and hosted two webinars during OpenEd Week this year! 

To review the webinars, select one of the recordings below.

Open Resources 


  • OER Commons – A large collection of a variety of types of OER, including textbooks, courses, and ancillary materials.
  • MERLOT – The MERLOT system provides access to curated online learning and support materials and content creation tools.
  • OASIS – (Openly Available Sources Integrated Search) is a search tool that aims to make the discovery of open content easier. OASIS currently searches open content from 88 different sources and contains 352,345 records.
  • The Orange Grove - Provides an environment for educators to search for, use, remix, share, and contribute educational resources.
  • SkillsCommons – Digital Library of Workforce Training Materials


  • OpenStax - peer-reviewed, openly licensed college textbooks that are free online and low cost in print. (Math, Science, Social Science, Humanities, & Business)

  • BC Campus – The B.C. Open Textbook Collection is home to a growing selection of open textbooks for a variety of subjects and specialties.

  • Open Textbook Library - The Open Textbook Library provides a growing catalog of free, peer- reviewed, and openly-licensed textbooks.
  • OER Galileo (USG) - GALILEO Open Learning Materials brings together open educational resources throughout the University System of Georgia, including open textbooks and ancillary materials.


  • Saylor Academy - Saylor Academy's main project is providing free, self-paced certificate and credit courses to students around the world. But their courses are also open courseware (OCW) comprising open educational resources (OER).

  • Lumen Learning – Lumen Learning is an education technology company that creates low-cost open courseware designed to improve student success using open educational resources (OER).
  • Open Course Library - A collection of high quality, free-to-use courses that you can download and use for teaching.
  • MIT OpenCourseWare – Offers free access to almost all MIT course content.


  • YouTube & Vimeo – Videos with a CC license can be found through Advanced Search options

  • Flickr – An online photo management and sharing application and many photos are available under CC licenses; Flickr allows searching by type of license.

  • Khan Academy – A collection of instructional videos and practice exercises on topics including math, science, programming, history, English, economics, and standardized test prep.

  • PhET – Interactive math and science simulations with lesson plans and activities
  • PLOS – (Public Library of Science) – Open Access Journals

Virtual Labs, Simulations, or Interactive Learning Objects

  • Document Resource List - This document contains resources for virtual labs, simulations, or interactive learning objects. These resources may be open resources, paid resources, and/or paid resources with the fee waived during the COVID-19 crisis.