Open Educational Resources

 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.

– Hewlett Foundation

This infographic shows how the difference between works in public domain, works with open licenses, and works that are All Rights Reserved.

Difference between open license, public domain and all rights reserved copyright by Boyoung Chae
Difference between open license, public domain and all rights reserved copyright by Boyoung Chae. Licensed under CC BY 4.0 International.

The most common open license applied to open resources are Creative Commons licenses. What are Creative Commons licenses?

Where can I find open educational resources?

Here are some good places to start looking for OER:

  • YouTube (using Creative Commons filter) – OER videos

 

 

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