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OER Definition


Open Educational Resources are teaching, learning and research materials in any medium – digital or otherwise – that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits no-cost access, use, adaptation and redistribution by others with no or limited restrictions.


Video: "An Introduction to Open Educational Resources" by Abbey Elder is licensed under CC BY 4.0.



What is OER?

Why Open Education Matters

Effectiveness & Perceptions

of OER




Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources
 A community of practice for Open Education

Open Educational Resources (OER) California Virtual Campus/Online Education Initiative

BLS Chart of the rise in educational materials (textbooks) over time, but note it is no longer increasing. 

FRED CPI Educational Materials

Video: Why OER? by Holyoke Community College OER Taskforce CC BY

Video: Why OER? Video: CC BY 4.0 - The Council of Chief State School Officers

Video: What is OER? Video: CC BY 4.0 The Council of Chief State School Officers

Why Open Education Matters from Blink Tower on Vimeo.

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