A resource guide created by PASCAL to assist faculty and librarians in locating and evaluating open education resources and other affordable learning materials.
What are Open Educational Resources?
Open Educational Resources (OER), which are teaching, learning, and research resources that are free of cost and access barriers, and which also carry legal permission for open use.*They include a multitude of formats, including textbooks, full courses, modules, videos, labs, assignments, and assessments.
What makes them "Open"?
OERs are licensed in such a way that enables adopters to utilize the 5 Rs:
Retain a copy of the content
Reuse the content in a range of ways
Revise the content as needed
Remix original or revised content with other material
Redistribute the original, revisions, and remixes with others