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OER: Open Educational Resources

Tips for Getting Started

Collaborate with Colleagues

  • Instructors, Librarians, Distance Education

Search Recognized Repositories

  • Don't reinvent the wheel. Explore what already exists.

Investigate Licensing and Accessibility

  • Can you use it? Are you willing to share?

  • Is it accessible? Does it meet WCAG 2.0, etc.?

Determine Evaluation Criteria

  • What standards are used for your current textbooks, materials, etc.?

  • Is there a checklist that already exists? If not, should there be?

  • Who has the final authority to decide if it's used?

Adapted from OER Toolkit: Curating - CC License