An Overview of OER

This section gives an overview of Open Educational Resources. It includes the following chapters:

  1. What Are OER?
    In this chapter, you will learn about OER, ZTC materials, and their similarities and differences.
  2. Finding OER
    In this chapter, you will learn about strategies and resources for finding OER for you to use and adapt for your instruction.
  3. Evaluating OER
    In this chapter, you will learn how to evaluate OER for your use.
  4. Open Licenses
    In this chapter, you will learn how popular open licensing mechanisms such as Creative Commons make OER possible.
  5. OER and Open Pedagogy
    In this chapter, you will learn about open pedagogy, a set of pedagogical practices that engage students in content creation and making learning accessible.

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CUNY Pressbooks Guide by Andrew McKinney; Rachael Nevins; and Elizabeth Arestyl is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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