What are Open Educational Resources (OERs)?
What are the benefits of using OERs in my class?
So this stuff is just free online?
But the quality must be worse than commercial textbooks, right?
Can I create OERs?
Within the bounds of Creative Commons licensing there are 5 key points to consider when using OERs:
OERs include a wide range of materials: assessments, assignments, books, case studies, courses, journals, primary sources, reference materials, simulations, tutorials, tests, and textbooks.
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