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Discover what Open Educational Resources(OER) are; why you should consider using them; where you can find them and examples of how they have been used in other institutions of higher education
What are Open Educational Resources?
"OER are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others."
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
What does OER include?
- Learning objects
- Journal articles
- Image Galleries
- Video Libraries
(Modified from "Open Educational Resources(OER)" Marilyn Billings & Charlotte Roh, UMass Amherst )
Additional Open Educational Resources and suggestions are welcome.
Any MCC librarian:
MCC Librarians Can Help You
Locate an open textbook
Locate Creative Commons or public domain images, multimedia, learning objects, assessments, etc.
Determine the license or copyright status of a resource you would like to use
Properly attribute open educational resources
Adopt, adapt (edit), or publish open educational resource
Thanks to Olivia Reinaur and the entire OER Team at Tidewater Community College for assistance with this Guide.