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Certificate in Online Learning: OER

Created for students of the School of Instructor Education, certificate program in online learning.

What are Open Educational Resources (OER)?

"Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching, learning and research materials in any medium – digital or otherwise – that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits no-cost access, use, adaptation and redistribution by others with no or limited restrictions." - UNESCO (n.d.), Open Educational Resources

Search for Open Textbooks

Why use OER?

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Evaluate and adopt an OER

If you are using an open textbook:

If you are using any OER:

VCC Guide to Open Education Resources

For a comprehensive and up-to-date guide on open education resources and all related topics such as creative commons licenses, and lists of materials available by subject, please consult this library guide on Open Education Resources.

Find OER for your course

Mega-sites offer textbooks and other OER materials.

Learning objects are resources designed to enrich education (e.g. assignments, audiovisual material).

Content by Vancouver Community College Library is licensed under a
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License