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Introduction to Open Educational Resources

Introduction to Open Educational Resources

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OER are high quality educational content that is freely available on the web. This introduction to OERs is for anyone wishing to learn more about the background to OER, and what mechanisms individuals and institutionals need to consider to not just use OER but to produce their own.

By definition, OER are: available in all languages, accessible, reusable remixable and available on any device or platform.

Catherine Casserly (2008) “Open Educational Resources“. Available at: [Accessed 7th March 2011]. Definition starts at minute 2 of the broadcast.