Open Educational Resources (OERs) are educational materials that are licensed in ways that allow us to legally and freely copy, use, adapt and re-share them. OERs include courses, textbooks, assignments, tests, projects, software, audio, video and animation.
Listen to an audio recording (1hr. 10 min.) of a panel discussion hosted by the University of Queensland Library: Open content: New directions in supporting teaching and learning at UQ
OERs provide access to all kinds of resources for the educational benefit of people from all backgrounds in our global community.
OERs allow for:
Organisations that provide guidance on OERs include:
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