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According to UNESCO, "Open Educational Resources are teaching, learning or research materials that are in the public domain or released with an intellectual property license that allows for free use, adaptation, and distribution." OER include curriculum maps, course materials, textbooks, streaming videos, multimedia applications, podcasts, and any other materials that have been designed for use in teaching and learning.
Short video produced by the Council of Chief State School Officers on December 13, 2016.
OER Repositories / Libraries:
Sources for free, digital, and shareable course materials (unless otherwise noted):
Sources for Open Textbooks:
Sources for open images, music, and sounds:
Creative Commons is an excellent way to share access to resources with colleagues. Use of Creative Commons materials may have some limits; read the license notes carefully and provide attribution using the CC logo.
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