Open Educational Resources (OERs)

Open Educational Resources (OERs) are teaching and learning materials that you may freely use and reuse, without charge. Open Educational Resources are different from other resources as they may have been given limited or unrestricted licensing rights. That means they have been authored or created by an individual or organisation that chooses to retain few, if any, ownership rights. OERs often have a Creative Commons license that state specifically how the material may be used, reused, adapted, and shared.

An example of an OER for research students is: Ready to Research. Resources include: videos, blogs, audio and interactive learning objects. Topics include Metrics and data management and Establishing an online academic identity.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s