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Open Educational Resources (OER): A Toolkit for Teachers, Curriculum and eLearning Developers

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What is open OER ?

Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching, learning and research materials in any medium – digital or otherwise – 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.


An Introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER) & Open Licensing

Selected Books

Selected Articles

Hartnett, J. (2017). DIY Open Pedagogy: Freely Sharing Teaching Resources in Psychology. In Jhangiani R. & Biswas-Diener R. (Eds.), Open: The Philosophy and Practices that are Revolutionizing Education and Science (pp. 245-254). London: Ubiquity Press.

Henderson, S., & Ostashewski, N. (n.d.). Barriers, incentives, and benefits of the open educational resources (OER) movement: An exploration into instructor perspectives. First Monday, 23(12), 7 p.

Grimaldi, P. J., Basu Mallick, D., Waters, A. E., & Baraniuk, R. G. (2019). Do open educational resources improve student learning? Implications of the access hypothesis. PLoS ONE, 14(3), 1–14.

Issa, A. Idris, et al. (2020). Undergraduates' Attitude towards the Utilization of Open Educational Resources for Learning. International Journal of Technology in Education and Science, 4 (3), 227-34. ERIC.

Mackintosh, W. (2017). Open Course Development at the OERu. In Jhangiani R. & Biswas-Diener R. (Eds.). Open: The Philosophy and Practices that are Revolutionizing Education and Science (pp. 101-114). London: Ubiquity Press.

Marín, V. I., et al. (2020). A Comparative Study of National Infrastructures for Digital (Open) Educational Resources in Higher Education.Open Praxis, 12(2), 241-256. ERIC.

Martin, T.& Kimmons, R. (2020). Faculty Members' Lived Experiences with Choosing Open Educational ResourcesOpen Praxis,12(1), 131-44. ERIC.