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Alternative Textbooks

What are Open Educational Resources?

"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."  

( "Open Educational Resources | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization." Open Educational Resources | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. UNESCO. Web. 27 May 2016.)

5 Rs

5 keys to open textbooks revise reuse remix redistribute retain

General/ Multidiscplinary

The following sites provide access to a multitude of open educational resources across many disciplines:

Workshops

If you are interested in learning more about OER, please contact Heather Crozier. Joseph Blankson and Heather are happy to put together a custom workshop for your department to help you find quality OER.