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What is OER?
"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. Open educational resources include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, streaming videos, tests, software, and any other tools, materials, or techniques used to support access to knowledge."
Course in OER
This course was developed by the Head Librarian at Austin Community College to promote the understanding of OER among faculty.
Online Teaching Resources
A coalition of OER organizations created to assist faculty with adopting OER during the pandemic.
This guides was created by Hagerstown Community College, so some of the resources may be specific to their campus.
Spreadsheet of Online Tools
Collection of a variety of resources for online learning
Webinars & Professional Development
Community College Consortium for OER hosts webinars regularly and holds special week-long events for Open Education Week every March.
M.O.S.T. Professional Development
Hosts webinars and other professional development opportunities.
Texas Learn OER
Short free course created in Texas to teach the basics of OER and Copyright.
Open pedagogy allows students and professors to become partners in education giving students a sense of ownership with the work they do in class and will allow them to create skills useful for our rapidly changing job landscape that requires students to adapt quickly.
"Intro to OER" by Harford Community College is licensed under CC BY 4.0