Open Educational Resources (OER) in the Classroom

What are Open Educational Resources (OER)?

Open Educational Resources (OER) are freely available teaching and learning materials that you may use and reuse at little or no cost. Unlike resources under strict copyright terms, OER have been authored or created by an individual or organization that chooses to retain few, if any, ownership rights. OER are made available in a variety of digital and print formats. (Adapted from OER Commons)  

Creative Commons Licensing

Most OER are covered by Creative Commons licenses that allow users to access, share, and re-mix the content depending on terms determined by its creator. 

To learn more about Creative Commons Licenses, visit the Creative Commons website.