Open Educational Resources or OERs are freely accessible resources that can be used to supplement (or even replace) traditional educational resources.
Some examples of OERs are:
This guide will provide some basic information about how to use OERs, why to use them, and where to find them.
This material is an adaptation of Defining the "Open" in Open Content and Open Educational Resources, which was originally written by David Wiley and published freely under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license at http://opencontent.org/definition/.
This guide has been developed as part of a Learning Enhancement Project Type 2 Initiative awarded to Celine Peignen, Deputy Librarian, AIT Library from the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning in Higher Education.