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Jessie Ball duPont Library

Open Access Week 2021

Video: What is Open Education?

Robin DeRosa from Plymouth State University gives a short introduction to OER, Open Access, and Open Pedagogy.

Steps You Can Take

What are Open Educational Resources?

This infographic describes OERs. Section One: What are OERs: Freely available, Open, CC Licensed. Section Two: Why are OERs and other types of affordable content important? Course materials are freely available on the first day of class, Increased in retention, completion, and GPA, Cost Savings, Innovative teaching. Section Three: Affordable Content Beyond OERs: Library subscribed resources, open access content. Section four: OER Projects. Replace a high-cost textbook with a free textbook, Create new course materials, Publish an open textbook, Revise existing OER to meet current needs, Develop course templates based on OER to facilitate use, Use library resources in place of textbooks.