What is Open Education?
“Open Education encompasses resources, tools and practices that are free of legal, financial and technical barriers and can be fully used, shared and adapted in the digital environment. Open Education maximizes the power of the Internet to make education more affordable, accessible and effective.” SPARC, 2017
Explore how Open Educational Resources (OERs) can help transform your pedagogy:
What are OERs?
Open Educational Resources (OERs) are freely accessible teaching, learning and research resources that are free of copyright and license restrictions.
OERs include textbooks, lesson plans, course outlines, lecture notes, and assessment tools such as multiple choice tests, games, courses, etc.
- Open Educational Resources Library Guide
- Open Access Library Guide
- eCampus Ontario Open Textbook Library
For more information about how you can find, create and use Open Educational Resources in your classroom, contact your campus librarian.