Open Education Resources (OER) are freely available online for anyone to use. Under some licenses, OERs can be changed, improved and redistributed. Most OERs are licensed using Creative Commons.
Open Educational Resources include:
- Learning content: full courses, course material, content modules, learning objects, collections, and journals.
- Tools: software to support the creation, delivery, use and improvement of open learning content including - searching and organization of content, content and learning management systems, content development tools, and online learning communities.
- Implementation resources: Intellectual property licenses to promote open publishing of materials, design-principles, and localization of content.
For additional information on OERs, see Reynolds Community College's OER guide.
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