In this track, participants will find and incorporate no-cost and open educational resources (OER) as replacements to costly commercial course materials. By adapting these resources then sharing it in an online repository, participants will be active contributors to the worldwide OER community.

Objectives:

  1. Articulate why OER is important
  2. Define open educational resources
  3. Identify resources that are openly licensed, public domain, or all rights reserved copyrighted
  4. Identify criteria for a good resource
  5. Find Open Educational Resources
  6. Evaluate OER resources using established criteria
  7. Share you work in the UH OER repository
  8. Distinguish different types of Creative Commons licenses
  9. Combine different types of Creative Commons licenses
  10. Add Creative Commons license to your work
  11. Properly Attribute OER resources
By Giulia Forsythe@bccampus #OERforum @opencontent Why Open Education? [visual notes] CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

By Giulia Forsythe@bccampus #OERforum @opencontent Why Open Education? [visual notes] CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

A scholar is committed to building on knowledge that others have gathered, correcting it, confirming it, enlarging it.

– Parker J. Palmer