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Open Educational Resources

Learn more about OER

MI ExplOER is a free, self-paced, online course that introduces many aspects of OER and its use in higher education. The 8 modules in the course will teach participants to:

  • Define Open Educational Resources

  • Explain the rationale for OER adoption and use

  • Explain the differences between types of Creative Commons licenses

  • Identify repositories and other resources for finding relevant OER

  • Use tools and criteria to evaluate OER

  • Recognize steps and associated criteria for adapting and creating OER with proper attribution and licensing

  • Understand the process of creating and sharing open educational resources

  • Review the current landscape of OER in Michigan

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Understanding OER

Authoring Open Textbooks