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Open Educational Resources

What are Open Educational Resources?

Creative Commons defines OER as:

“Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching, learning, and research materials that are either

  1. In the Public Domain

  2. Licensed in a manner that provides everyone with free and perpetual permission to engage in the 5R activities.”

Getting Started

Iowa State University created a free downloadable OER starter kit, available here

the OER Starter Kit