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Faculty Guide to Open Educational Resources (OER): OER Explained

Open Educational Resources (OER)

OER Basics

Watch this video from Open Oregon to learn more about OER (6:11).

Why Open Education Matters

Watch this short animated video about open education (2:22).

Game Changer: Open Education is Changing Rules

Learn from educators and students why Open Education matters (2:57).

By ISKME is licensed under CC BY 4.0

Open Education vs Open Access

The infographic below explains the difference between open education resources and open access.

Open Education vs Open Access

Source:  University of Michigan OER Toolkit

Creative Commons and OER

Source: "Creative Commons and OER" by Jane Park is licensed under CC BY 4.0

Open Education Organizations

Contact Information

Please contact us if you would like assistance or have questions:

Hara Brook, Reference Librarian

Hara Brook

Reference Librarian

Deborah Moore
Reference Librarian

Marc Lentini
Director of EdTech
Flint Thornton
 Bookstore Manager

Codes of Best Practices in Fair Use


Licensing Info

Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under a Creative Commons CC BY license.

"Faculty Guide to Open Educational Resources (OER)" by Highline College is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Creative Commons License

Note: Links and embedded images/videos with a listed source may or may not be covered by a CC license.