Open Educational Resources (OER) FAQs


Topic Replies Activity
Where do I find OER? 1 September 2, 2016
Am I required to seek permission from the author(s) before using OER? 1 September 6, 2016
How do I cite and attribute OER? 1 September 5, 2016
How much can I change OER for my own purposes? 1 September 5, 2016
Can I take a CC-licensed work and use it in a different format? 1 September 13, 2016
What should I think about before using material offered under a CC license? 1 September 13, 2016
What happens if the author decides to revoke the CC license to material I am using? 1 September 13, 2016
Can I add a hyperlink to a copyrighted resource with all rights reserved? 1 September 5, 2016
Is an OER user allowed to combine OERs with different CC licenses? 1 September 6, 2016
Can I commercialize OER? 1 September 3, 2016
What is the difference between open licenses such as Creative Commons (CC) licenses, Public Domain (PD), and All Rights Reserved copyright? 1 September 5, 2016
Which is the most open among all Creative Commons licences? 1 September 13, 2016
Which is the most restrictive Creative Commons (CC) license? Why would an author choose a restrictive CC licence? 1 September 13, 2016
Does Creative Commons (CC) collect or track material licensed under a CC license? 1 September 13, 2016
Is Creative Commons against copyright? 1 September 14, 2016
Which type of Creative Commons license is suitable for which materials? 1 September 5, 2016
Where can I learn more about Creative Commons licenses and copyright? 1 September 7, 2016
How is 'Copyright' different from Creative Commons? 1 September 5, 2016
What are the different types of CC Licenses? 1 September 5, 2016
What is a Creative Commons (CC) Licence? 1 September 5, 2016
How open is an open licence? 1 September 3, 2016
What copyright license do OER use? 1 September 3, 2016
How are Public Domain (PD) content similar to OER? 1 September 5, 2016
What are the benefits of OER? 1 September 7, 2016
Can printed (non-digitized) materials be considered OER? 1 September 14, 2016
How can I find quality OER? 1 September 5, 2016
Can OER be of high quality if it is free? 1 September 9, 2016
How can quality assurance/accreditation and academic recognition bodies promote the use and development of OER? 1 September 8, 2016
Is there a Quality Assurance Framework for OER? 1 September 8, 2016
Who will guarantee the quality of OER? 1 September 3, 2016