teaching, learning, and research resources that are free of cost and access barriers, and which also carry legal permission for open use. Generally, this permission is granted by use of an open license... which allows anyone to freely use, adapt and share the resource—anytime, anywhere.
Often in OER Organizations and projects, you will find a saying much like the three R's of recycling. For OER, it is the five R's:
To quickly summarize the potential benefits of OER:
This section covers OER definitions, best practices, policies, creation, and use.
For further information, check out the OER Basics page
The subsections for Finding OER are:
This page will redirect you to resources the Library subscribes to. Since students have access to these resources, they can help you craft a course without the students needing to spend money.
For further information, check out the Subscribed Library Resources page.
This section provides you with links to other OER projects conducted at other institutions.
For further information, check out the OER Projects page.
This section provides you with links to OER organizations not otherwise listed in the other sections.
For further information, check out the OER Organizations page.
To aide in:
Listed Resources have shown to have:
The Library has not evaluated these resources for content nor accessibility. Use your professional and subject expertise in evaluating and using these resources.
The guide will be updated periodically based on newly found resources and faculty feedback.