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Faculty Tool Kit: Open Educational Resources (OERs)

OER Commons - Getting Started


This Open Educational Resources (OREs) guide was created for Westchester Community College by Elaine Farrally-Plourde. It is a derivative of Open Educational Resources (OER) by UWM Libraries and JCC Library, and Tutoring Center used under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.  

Open Educational Resources (OERs)

“Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching, learning and research materials in any medium . . . that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits no-cost access, use, adaptation and redistribution by others with no or limited restrictions.”

UNESCO. “Open Educational Resources (OERs).” UNESCO, 2021, Accessed 18 Mar. 2022.

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