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OER by Discipline

This libguide will help you find OER materials in different disciplines.

Evaluating OER

Evaluating OER


* Content: academic and pedagogical value, relevance to course, and currency

* Comprehensiveness: covers all topics and concepts in the course

* Adaptability and modularity

* Accessibility: ADA web standards Amy Wolfe @

* Cultural relevance / Appropriateness

* Attribution: compliance with Intellectual Property Law

* Sustainability - last, but not least


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OER : misconceptions

* OER are copyright free

* OER are $ free

* Hidden OER costs :

* software platform maintenance fees;

* printing fees charged to students;

* training/workshops (copyright, CC licenses)

* OER equal savings (estimated savings)