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.
|BY||Attribution – one must cite the source if used.|
|NC||Noncommercial – one cannot make money off of it.|
|SA||Share Alike – one can only reuse the resource if your CC license is the same as theirs.|
|ND||No Derivatives – one cannot alter and redistribute the derivative work|