OERs are free, openly-accessible resources of many shapes and sizes, including (but not limited to!)...
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Overwhelmed by the idea of creating an OER? Don’t worry!
There are lots of ways you can incorporate OER into your courses - you don’t have to go straight to writing a complete textbook.
OER allow you to adapt and build upon the work of others in your field, while improving resource access for your students. This can start small and lead to great things.
A number of OER projects are already on the go Take a look at our Success Stories to see how we are implementing OER across Georgian College.
BC Campus Open Library - new URL - August 2022
OpenStax CNX Retiring - August 2022
Are you using Lumen Learning resources?
Library OER Design Studio - Summer 2022: