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Open Educational Resources (OERs)

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Resources for finding open and sustainable teaching and learning materials.

WHAT ARE OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES?

Open Educational Resources (OERs) are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under a copyright license that permits anyone to freely use and repurpose them. Open Educational Resources include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, streaming videos, tests, journal articles, and any other tools or materials used to support learning.

 

Oasis is a search tool designed to make finding OER's more convenient. Oasis allows us to search using general subjects or specific material names. The search engine searches over 90 credible OER sources all with a click of the button.  


RECOMMENDED OER RESOURCES

merlow logoThe MERLOT system provides access to curated online learning and support materials and content creation tools, led by an international community of educators, learners and researchers.

oer commons logoOER Commons is a public digital library of open educational resources which includes a resource builder, lesson builder, and module builder. 

open stax logoOpenStax breaks down barriers to knowledge and education by offering free, high-quality, openly licensed textbooks integrated with personalized learning technology.

open textbook logoOpen textbooks are textbooks that have been funded, published, and licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed. These books have been reviewed by faculty from a variety of colleges and universities to assess their quality.