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Open Educational Resources (OER): About OER

Links, videos and other resources for OER

About OER

image of popsicle sticks with the OER Steps: reuse, redistribution, retention, revision, remixing

Open Educational Resources (OER) are materials in any medium, digital or otherwise, that permit:

  1. Reuse
  2. Redistribution
  3. Retention
  4. Revision
  5. Remixing

OER can include material from the public domain, openly licensed materials or material made available for the above uses through the copyright owner's permission.

 -- Based on “The 5 R’s of Openness” http://opencontent.org/blog/archives/3221
and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation definition.

image: CC BY Sunshine Connelly. Original image
[http://flickr.com/photos/recyclethis/185807557]

WA Case Snapshots

Screenshot of first page of linked document: Case Snapshots: Washington Community & Technical Colleges’ Cost Saving Stories from the use of Open Educational Resources

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