Open Educational Resources are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside
in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license
that permits their free use and repurposing by others. OER include full courses, course
materials, modules, textbooks, streaming videos, tests, software, and any other tools,
materials, or techniques used to support access to knowledge.
Augusta University is committed to providing affordable aducation to all students.
One way the university is doing this is by promoting the design, use, and adoption
of affordable and Open Education Resources. A team of three local representatives
(the “Champions”) of Affordable Learning Georgiawill be happy to answer your questions about open learning materials.
Add a mention that you are using anopen source licenseon your work. You retain the copyrights on your work, but it simply states that you
allow (under conditions that you can fix) re-distribution and modifications of your
Make Material Public
Make sure your material is publicly available, by e.g. uploading it to Augusta University's Instituitional Repository. This will increase its visibility and attracts feedback.
Learning materials dubbed “open” are re-usable, redistributable and editable material
of all nature (textbook, laboratory handbooks, exams yearbooks, homework, primary
source, etc.) that are generally cost-free. Adopting those for a class has multiple
the material is accessible as soon as class starts, or even before