Open Educational Resources
Open Educational Resources (OER) are freely available educational material that the author has licensed allow others to re-use and adapt. In many cases these have been assigned a Creative Commons licence indicating free use.
With OER content, ensure you assess for quality, currency and relevance and check the license conditions. Additionally, review the educational value of the resource as to subject relevance and pedagogical ‘fit’ of the content within the teaching program.
For more information on strategies for teaching and learning with Open Resources, refer to Learning Futures' Academic Induction.
For further information, please refer to the OER Toolkit.