Open Educational Resources (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."
From The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
OER are released under an open license granting permission for every one to:
OER include digital learning materials such as:
Many thanks to Regina Gong at Lansing Community College for creating this guide and making it available for others to copy and use.
Why Open Educational Resources Matter from Brendan Walsh on Vimeo.