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Open Educational Resources: Home

This guide provides an introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER) and links to resources like databases containing them.

What are Open Educational Resources?



"Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching, learning, and research materials that are either (a) in the public domain or (b) licensed in a manner that provides everyone with free and perpetual permission to engage in the 5R activities:

Retain – make, own, and control a copy of the resource
Reuse – use your original, revised, or remixed copy of the resource publicly
Revise – edit, adapt, and modify your copy of the resource
Remix – combine your original or revised copy of the resource with other existing material to create something new
Redistribute – share copies of your original, revised, or remixed copy of the resource with others."

Source: Creative Commons (click to read more)

OER in the news

Open Educational Resources: Find, Evaluate, Adopt

Recording of a webinar offered by Prof. Chris Barnes on March 4 for Open Education Week 2024.