OER are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits theirand by others.
Free and Legal to Use, Improve and Share
Network and Collaborate with Peers
Lower Educational Cost and Improve Access to Information
Once adopted, OER provide the permissions necessary for faculty to engage in a wide range of pedagogical innovations. In each of the studies reported above, OER were used in manner very similar to the traditional textbooks they replaced. We look forward to reviewing empirical articles describing the learning impacts of open pedagogies.
OER Adoption Ressources
Open Textbook Adoption Worksheet