WT has developed its own space for Open Educational Resources (OER) created by WTAMU faculty or used by WTAMU faculty. The resources in the community called OER @ WT have all been created by, or are maintained by, WT faculty with the assistance of Cornette Library staff. OERs are made available under Creative Commons licenses by design, meaning all people around the world have access to these documents and can use them to learn or teach. Creative Commons licensing allows the OER collection to also host OERs as a third party, in case other repositories go down. To learn more, scroll down to the “Quick - the basics!” section of this page.
If you have any questions about OER @ WT, feel free to contact Bruce Wardlow.
teaching, learning, and research resources that are free of cost and access barriers, and which also carry legal permission for open use. Generally, this permission is granted by use of an open license... which allows anyone to freely use, adapt and share the resource— anytime, anywhere.
Often in OER organizations and projects, you will find a saying much like the three R's of recycling. For OER, it is the five R's:
To quickly summarize the potential benefits of OER:
The guide will be updated periodically based on newly found resources and faculty feedback.