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Open Access, Open Education, & More: Open Educational Resources (OER)

What Is It?

According to OER Commons, open educational resources (OER) "are teaching and learning materials freely available for everyone to use, whether you are a teacher or a learner."

You can learn more about OER on the OER Commons website linked below or through the videos to the right.

CUNY - Our List of Open Educational Resources and Initiatives

OER in Action @ CUNY

Why Open Education Matters

Two brief videos that introduce the concept of open education and open educational resources.

Why Open Education Matters from Blink Tower on Vimeo.

Password: OER from Laura Rachfalski on Vimeo.