Open educational resources are teaching, learning, and research resources that are created with the intention of being freely available to users anywhere. They may include, but are not limited to, textbooks, readings, multi-media files, software, assessment tools, and even entire courses. Most are covered by licenses that allow for using, re-mixing, and sharing. This page provides links to just a few of the many tools available to educators and students.
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OER Postcard (Three Reasons) by Claire Coulter, Scott Cowen, and Emma Gooch (eCampus Ontario)
OER Postcard (Top 10 Myths) by Jenni Hayman, Olga Perkovic, and Nada Savicevic (eCampus Ontario)
Licensed CC-BY; created by Alberta OER Initiative.
Read this article for a general overview of OERs in higher education:
A resource is only considered "open" if you have the following rights when using it:
Licensed CC-BY; created by David Wiley and published at: http://opencontent.org/blog/archives/3221