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Open Educational Resources (OER)

Open educational resources (OER) are freely accessible teaching materials that can be used, shared, and adapted by educators and learners, enhancing the accessibility and flexibility of education.

About Open Educational Resources

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or are under copyright that have been released under an open license, that permit no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, adaptation and redistribution by others.

Why use Open Educational Resources?

Open Educational Resources (OER) can help alleviate the financial burden of instructional materials for students, departments, and institutions, and provide faculty with content that can be customized for their course. OER is used by many faculty across the country and is licensed to be freely used, edited, and distributed.