Open Educational Resources (OER) are free digital learning materials that may be reused and/or customized. They often use Creative Commons copyright licenses. OER can include:
True OER designed with Open Content are licensed in ways that allows free and perpetual permission to use any of the 5R activities:
You should never pay for anything that calls itself OER.
Useful OER information provided by Halle Library at Eastern Michigan University
Searchable OER Repositories from a variety of institutions
Several universities have made available the educational course materials developed by their faculty.
The educational materials for each course may include syllabi, lectures, notes, powerpoint presentations, readings, assignments, and video or audio lectures, depending on the course, the semester, and the professor.
For information about OER at Ferris, please contact any of the following: