Open Educational Resources (OER) FAQs


How do I create OER? [Developing OER] (1)
What is the transformative potential of OER? [OER in Education] (1)
What knowledge, competencies, and skills do higher education institutions need to develop in order to use OER effectively? [OER in Education] (1)
How can OER creators ensure that the resources they create can be easily reused? [Developing OER] (1)
Can OER savings be reinvested to improve quality and student choice? [OER in Education] (1)
How will students in your institution benefit from OER? [OER in Education] (1)
How can we design OER for students with diverse learning needs? [OER in Education] (1)
Can OER be uploaded to a Learning Management System (LMS)? [OER in Education] (1)
Can OER be used for Distance Learning (DL)? [OER in Education] (1)
Is OER related to the concept of resource-based learning? [OER in Education] (1)
Is OER the same as e-learning? [OER in Education] (1)
Is OER different from Reusable Learning Objects (RLO)? What are the similarities and differences? [Other Types of Open] (1)
How are Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) different from OER? [Other Types of Open] (1)
Is Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) part of OER? [Other Types of Open] (1)
How is Open Source Software (OSS) different from OER? [Other Types of Open] (1)
What is the difference between OER and Open Access (OA)? [Other Types of Open] (1)
How is Open Content (OC) similar to OER? [Other Types of Open] (1)
How is Open CourseWare (OCW) different from OER? [Other Types of Open] (1)
Is OER the same as Open Learning (OL) or Open Education (OE)? [Other Types of Open] (1)
Can I add or embed videos from video sharing websites like YouTube in my OER? [Developing OER] (1)
How do I decide which CC license to use? [Creative Commons Licensing for Authors] (1)
What things should I think about before I apply a Creative Commons license? [Creative Commons Licensing for Authors] (1)
Do I need to register with Creative Commons (CC) before I obtain a license? [Creative Commons Licensing for Authors] (1)
Can I still make money from a work I make available under a CC license? [Creative Commons Licensing for Authors] (1)
What if I change my mind about using a CC license? [Creative Commons Licensing for Authors] (1)
What happens if I offer my materials under a CC license and someone misuses them? [Creative Commons Licensing for Authors] (1)
Shouldn’t I worry about ‘giving away’ my intellectual property? [Creative Commons Licensing for Authors] (1)
What is meant by 'Curating OER'? [Curating and Finding OER] (1)
What are OER repositories? [Curating and Finding OER] (1)
Where can I find material offered under a CC license? [Curating and Finding OER] (1)