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Open Educational Resources (OER) in the Classroom

Additional OERs

Additional Open Educational Resources


Additional OERs

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."     - Nelson Mandela


Open educational resources have expanded beyond textbooks. They are also available as research articles, simulations, and videos. The benefit of open educational resources is the freedom to be able to choose resources. These additional resources, along with OER textbooks, are available the first day of class.

OER Commons


Key Resource: OER CommonsThe worldwide OER movement is rooted in the human right to access high-quality education. The Open Education Movement is not just about cost savings and easy access to openly licensed content; it's about participation and co-creation. Open Educational Resources (OER) offer opportunities for systemic change in teaching and learning content through engaging educators in new participatory processes and effective technologies for engaging with learning.




Key Resource: MERLOT - Our mission is to enable the community of accessible technology experts, advocates, and users to build an online community and collection of open education resources that can improve universal learning by facilitating the contribution and sharing of accessible technology information, expertise, and accessible online teaching and learning materials.




 Key Resource: InTech - InTechOpen is the publisher of the world's largest collection of open access books covering the fields of Science, Technology and Medicine. With a goal to provide free online access to research since 2004, InTechOpen has published 2,690 book and 45,023 scientific works by 93,640 international scientists.