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A guide which lists out the Open Educational Resources available worldwide

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Introduction

What are Open Educational Resources?

Open Educational Resources (OER) 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.   (Source: UNESCO)
 

Benefits and attributes of OERs
OERs are licensed in a manner that provides users with free and perpetual permission to engage in the 5R activities:

  • Retain
  • Reuse
  • Revise
  • Remix
  • Redistribute


OERs can take many forms, such as:
Full courses, Course modules, Lectures, Games, Teaching materials, Assignments

OERs can be accessed via

  • Institutional repositories and websites
  • Vendor platforms subscribed by universities
     

 

Articles

Ebook

Videos about OER

Locating OERs

Open Textbooks

OER Commons Tweets