Open Educational Resources (OER) FAQs


Topic Replies Activity
How do I create OER? 1 September 3, 2016
What is the transformative potential of OER? 1 September 7, 2016
What knowledge, competencies, and skills do higher education institutions need to develop in order to use OER effectively? 1 September 8, 2016
How can OER creators ensure that the resources they create can be easily reused? 1 September 6, 2016
Can OER savings be reinvested to improve quality and student choice? 1 September 7, 2016
How will students in your institution benefit from OER? 1 September 7, 2016
How can we design OER for students with diverse learning needs? 1 September 8, 2016
Can OER be uploaded to a Learning Management System (LMS)? 1 September 6, 2016
Can OER be used for Distance Learning (DL)? 1 September 4, 2016
Is OER related to the concept of resource-based learning? 1 September 4, 2016
Is OER the same as e-learning? 1 September 3, 2016
Is OER different from Reusable Learning Objects (RLO)? What are the similarities and differences? 1 September 6, 2016
How are Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) different from OER? 1 September 8, 2016
Is Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) part of OER? 1 September 15, 2016
How is Open Source Software (OSS) different from OER? 1 September 5, 2016
What is the difference between OER and Open Access (OA)? 1 September 3, 2016
How is Open Content (OC) similar to OER? 1 September 5, 2016
How is Open CourseWare (OCW) different from OER? 1 September 5, 2016
Is OER the same as Open Learning (OL) or Open Education (OE)? 1 September 3, 2016
Can I add or embed videos from video sharing websites like YouTube in my OER? 1 September 5, 2016
How do I decide which CC license to use? 1 September 5, 2016
What things should I think about before I apply a Creative Commons license? 1 September 13, 2016
Do I need to register with Creative Commons (CC) before I obtain a license? 1 September 13, 2016
Can I still make money from a work I make available under a CC license? 1 September 14, 2016
What if I change my mind about using a CC license? 1 September 7, 2016
What happens if I offer my materials under a CC license and someone misuses them? 1 September 6, 2016
Shouldn’t I worry about ‘giving away’ my intellectual property? 1 September 3, 2016
What is meant by 'Curating OER'? 1 September 5, 2016
What are OER repositories? 1 September 9, 2016
Where can I find material offered under a CC license? 1 September 13, 2016