"The California State University System's collection of slightly more than 45,000 resources is rated, peer-reviewed and tallied by how many 'personal collections' each resides in. It lists more than 3,000 open textbooks, some of which have accessibility information for students with disabilities." Please note: You can limit searches in MERLOT by using "keywords related to your specific courses"--such as 'Counseling.'
"This digital hub created by the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education offers 73,000 kinds of OER, along with tools for creating OER, training on how to use OER and the ability to create OER 'Commons'--groups that share resources for a given purpose." Please note: OER Commons, also, contains "a variety of Counseling related course materials."
"The Open Education Consortium is a community of 240-plus schools as well as organizations and people who want to advance the idea of 'open education.' It features an OER resource toolkit, webinars, in-person events, and links to open textbooks."
Classroom 2.0 - A social networking organization and web site focused on the growing community of educators interested in learning how to better use collaborative information technologies and solutions.
CodeAcademy - Providing free online courses to millions around the world on how to write computer code.
Genspace - A non-profit community based education & research organization providing a collaborative, open source approach to developing new ideas in biotech.
Humanitarian FOSS (HFOSS) - Providing support to instructors who are involving students in Humanitarian Free & Open Source Software projects.
Khan Academy - A non-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education to anyone anywhere.
Kuali Foundation - A community of universities, colleges, businesses, and other organizations that have partnered to build and sustain open-source administrative software for higher education, by higher education.
Linux Professional Institute - Advocating, training, & certifying individuals in the professional use of Linux and Free/Open Source Software (FOSS).
MERLOT - A free and open online community of resources designed primarily for faculty, staff and students of higher education from around the world.
Moodle Community - Working to give educators the best tools to manage and promote learning.
One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) - Providing low cost hardware, content and software for collaborative, joyful, and self-empowered learning.
OpenCourseWare Consortium- A collaboration of higher education institutions and associated organizations from around the world creating a broad and deep body of open educational content using a shared model.
Open Educational Resources (OER) Commons - Providing access to a wide range of teaching and learning materials that may be freely used and shared - for elementary schools, high schools, and universities.
Open Learning Exchange (OLE) - Developing a world-wide network of public-private grassroots organizations committed to providing universal basic education in nations where the need exists.
Open Source Education Foundation - Seeking to enhance k-12 education through the use of technologies and concepts derived from the Free and Open Source Software movement.
Open Education Consortium - A worldwide community of higher education institutions and associated organizations committed to advancing open education.
20 Million Minds Foundation (20MM) - Supporting the creation, sharing, and proliferation of more effective and affordable educational content by leveraging disruptive technologies & open educational resources.
* Links taken from COSI "Open" Education (Collaboration, Open Solutions, and Innovation)