What Is OER?
Creating OER - For Faculty
University of Massachusetts Library Open Educational Initative - Tutorials and Guides
This site includes access to Open Courseware.
Opening The Textbook - Educational Resources in Higher Education - 2016
This 2016 report is published by Achieving The Dream, a comprehensive, non-governmental reform partnership for student success.
How Do I Create An OER? -
How to guide from Pierce College.
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Use this site to create, share, publish, and read digital books that engage and support diverse learners according to their individual needs, interests, and skills.
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Our authoring tools help you build OER, lesson plans, and courses—and then publish them, to the benefit of educators and learners everywhere. Learn more about creating on OER Commons and get started. More information about creating OER on this platform
OpenStax CNX - Rice University
Where it all started. OpenStax CNX is a dynamic non-profit digital ecosystem serving millions of users per month in the delivery of educational content to improve learning outcomes. There are tens of thousands of learning objects, called pages, that are organized into thousands of textbook-style books in a host of disciplines, all easily accessible online and downloadable to almost any device, anywhere, anytime. Here ypu can create, share and adapt existing texts to fit your needs.
Using PressbooksEDU, educators can create books that are accessible on all platforms: in print, and on all smartphones, tablets, Kindles and computers. In addition to supporting open textbooks and open educational resources projects, Pressbooks is already working in academia, by powering the publication of scholarly monographs, course texts, dissertations and other documents. Pressbooks clients include The University of Minnesota Press, Tufts University School of Medicine, Michigan Publishing at the University of Michigan Library, Harvard Business Review Press and Fortress Press.
Licensing Your OER
A very useful, step-by-step guide created by Empire State College.
Adapting Existing OER
Localization and OER -
From OpenStax CNX, This module, “What is Localization?,” offers an overview of localization, which is about making content usable and adaptable to meet your local needs.