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Collection Overview - Education: Open Education Resources

What are Open Educational Resources (OER)?

What are Open Educational Resources (OER)?

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Open Educational Resources (OER) are "teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others."  

From The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

OER include digital learning materials such as:

  • open textbooks
  • full courses
  • modules
  • syllabi
  • lectures
  • homework assignments
  • quizzes
  • lab activities
  • games
  • simulations

Creative Commons Licenses

Creative Commons licenses provide a standardized way for authors and creators to grant the public permission to share and use their creative works. Creative Commons licenses mix and match the following elements:

attribution symbol Attribution (BY)
Give credit to the original author
share alike symbol Share Alike (SA)
Distribute derivative works under the same license
non-commercial symbol Non-Commercial (NC)
Only use the work for noncommercial purposes
no derivatives symbol No Derivatives (ND)
Only use verbatim copies of the work

More about OER

Open Education Resurces (OER) for Pre-Service Teachers

Diversity and inclusion

Subject Guide

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Valda Adeyiga
Contact:
Miami Dade College, Hialeah Campus

1780 W 49th Street

Hialeah Florida 33012

305.237.8732
Subjects: Education

Early Childhood Education