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Open Educational Resources (OER): Home

This guide is purposed to help faculty become acquainted with OER resources potentially available to them should they decide to explore open textbook (content) options for learning.

Presentation - Are you Ready to Make the Leap?

What is OER?

 Open Educational Resources (OER) is defined by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as:
 ...any type of educational materials that are in the public domain or introduced with an open license. The nature of these open materials means that anyone can legally and freely copy, use, adapt and re-share them. OERs range from textbooks to curricula, syllabi, lecture notes, assignments, tests, projects, audio, video and animation. 

A Review of the Effectiveness & Perceptiions of Open Educational Resources as Compared to Textbooks


Why Use OER?

Why Use OER

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