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OER Open Education Resources

What are Open Educational Resources (OER)?

Open educational resources (OER) are free and openly licensed educational materials that can be used for teaching, learning, research, and other purposes.

Open Education " the simple and powerful idea that the world’s knowledge is a public good and that technology in general and the Web in particular provide an extraordinary opportunity for everyone to share, use, and reuse knowledge." -The William and Flora Hewitt Foundation

Video Resources on OER

This video is a great introduction to OER, courtesy of the University of Houston Libraries YouTube channel. 

This video from Education Week channel discusses the basics of open education resources.