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Faculty & Staff Information Guide: OERS Open Educational Resources

What is an OER?

"Open Educational Resources (OERs) are freely-accessible teaching, educational, and research materials that either exist in the public domain or are available to users via an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing. These resources include complete online courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, streaming videos, tests, assessment tools, and software. They provide people worldwide with access to quality education and the opportunity to share, use, and reuse knowledge."

Citation & Attribution

Aaron S. McCollough, George Mason University

Finding OERs For Your Courses

Open Courses

OER Community Websites

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)