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The purpose of this guide is to provide an introduction to open educational resources (OER) and to support faculty interested in implementing OER in their courses.

Education Librarian

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Todd Shipman
Contact:
2338G RBD Library
334.844.7681

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Getting Help

Ask your librarian for assistance locating, evaluating, creating, and distributing OER.

Visit the MDRL on the first floor of RBD Library for specialized software and assistance in the creation of documents, videos, and more.

Welcome to Open Educational Resources!

The purpose of this guide is to provide an introduction to open educational resources (OER) and to support faculty interested in implementing OER in their courses.

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What are OER?

OER can include many types of freely accessible, adaptable, and shareable materials, such as full courses, class handouts, lesson plans, textbooks, games, videos, and more. OER should meet the 5R framework:

 

information adapted from lumen learning