Open Educational Resources (OER)

A guide for faculty to identify, evaluate, and implement Open Educational Resources (OER) in UMA courses.

A great place to start!

The Mason OER Metafinder helps you find Open Educational Resources. This OER Metafinder launches a real-time, simultaneous search across 22 different sources of open educational materials when you hit the Search button.

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"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. Open educational resources include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, streaming videos, tests, software, and any other tools, materials, or techniques used to support access to knowledge." TNCC OER Link

UMA Libraries Faculty Institute 2021 Presentation:

Doing Our Part: How OER (Open Educational Resources) Benefit Students - Google Slides

OER Readings and Getting Started Guides

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