Open Education Week 2023: OER MYTHS

DEMYSTIFYING Open Educational Resources (OER)

DEMYSTIFYING Open Educational Resources (OER)

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  • Have you heard the term Open Educational Resources?
  • Do you wonder if it means what you think?
  • Do you have questions about OERs and how they relate to your teaching and learning practice?

In this video we discussed OERs at NSCC:

  • Why OER?
  • How OERs support Open Pedagogy
  • How OERs differ from free resources
  • Open & the Creative Commons Licence
  • Where to find OER

Image Credit: Scott Cowen CC BY

"Open Education encompasses resources, tools and practices that are free of legal, financial and technical barriers and can be fully used, shared and adapted in the digital environment. Open Education maximizes the power of the internet to make education more affordable, accessible and effective."

 ~ SPARK ~ the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition

NSCC Open Educational Resources (OER) Guide

Need more comprehensive information about Open Educational Resources and information about how to find them?

Check out NSCC's Open Educational Resource (OER) Guide

How is NSCC using OERs right now?

View a list of Open Textbooks currently being used in NSCC courses on the NSCC Open Textbook page.
All of the textbook content boxes on this page can be embedded into a Brightspace course.