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Open Educational Resources

A guide for faculty who want to explore OER for their courses.

"OER are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others. Open educational resources include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, streaming videos, tests, software, and any other tools, materials, or techniques used to support access to knowledge."

-Hewlett Foundation

OER can include:

  • Lectures
  • Course materials
  • Textbooks
  • Software
  • Learning objects

OER at Massasoit in Canvas