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Introduction to Open Educational Resources
Created by OpenStax, this short lesson on OERs includes tips on finding and creating them, as well as using public domain resources and how to store OERs.
How to use Open Educational Resources
This course walks you through techniques to incorporate Open Educational Resources (OER) into your teaching practice. The course will cover the fundamental aspects of OER including open licensing and public domain. It focuses on providing practical guidance in locating and applying openly available resources.
Adopting Open Educational Resources in the Classroom
This course provides faculty with an introduction to the laws that influence the use, re-use, and distribution of content they may want to use in a course. Activities include finding openly licensed content for use in a class and publishing openly licensed works created by faculty.
Modifying an Open Textbook: What You Need to Know
Modifying an Open Textbook: What You Need to Know focuses on the technological aspects of editing open textbooks found in the Open Textbook Library or elsewhere, and will help you assess the effort, expertise, and technical tools needed. In addition, this guide includes step-by-step instructions for importing and editing common open textbook file and platform types.
5 quick tips to help you get started in adopting OERs. Developed by Affordable Learning Georgia
OER Adoption Impact Explorer
An interactive tool for estimating the impact of OER adoption on a campus.
This toolkit provides information and tools to help faculty and library staff to understand, engage with, and sustain OER in their work and practice
Creating and Modifying Open Educational Resources
Creating and Modifying Open Educational Resources, a chapter-by-chapter informational tutorial for faculty and staff interested in creating or adapting open educational resources. Developed by Affordable Learning Georgia
Authoring Open Textbooks
This guide is for faculty authors, librarians, project managers and others who are involved in the production of open textbooks in higher education and K-12.
This Open Author resource builder format makes it easy to combine text, pictures, sounds, files, and video, and save them as openly licensed educational resources.
Open Attribution Builder
An awesome tool for generating attributions for open resources.
Rebus Community Forum
The Rebus Community is a non-profit organization developing a collaborative process for publishing open textbooks and associated content. Rebus is building tools and resources to support open textbook publishing, and to bring together a community of faculty, librarians, students and others working with open textbooks around the world.
A Guide to Making Open Textbooks with Students
A handbook for faculty interested in practicing open pedagogy by involving students in the making of open textbooks, ancillary materials, or other Open Educational Resources.
Making the Transition to Open: The Easy Way to Create, License, and Share Free Materials
This self-paced course encourages faculty to participate in developing and improving OER by demonstrating some simple steps by which materials can be generated or collected, licensed, and shared. On the Canvas Commons platform.
Once you have created an accessible textbook, you should provide an accessibility statement. While an accessibility statement is not required, it can be an important and useful addition to a resource for which you have worked to make accessible. This post will outline guidelines and recommendations about what to include in an accessibility statement and who the accessibility statement is for.