Q. What is OER and where can I find materials that are OER?

Where can faculty and students go to learn more about OER? Is OER used at TCC? 


Answer

OER stands for Open Educational Resources. OER materials are typically free to use or reuse and have open licenses for text, media, and other digital assets that are useful for teaching. OER and Open Access (OA) materials often help students because they are affordable and accessible solutions to the high cost of a typical textbook. 

TCC Library's OER 101 LibGuide has more information and access to OER materials.    

Please be aware that the library has many other online resources, such as streaming video and ebooks, through the Discovery catalog or databases that you can link to in your online classes. Though these are not OER materials, students will be able to access them with their MyTCC login. 

  • Last Updated Jun 28, 2019
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  • Answered By Amanda Ross

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