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Open Educational Resources (OER): Creating OER

Creating Open Educational Resources

OER Commons 

Offers  publishing tools to build OER, lesson plans, and courses. Use Module Builder to create interactive content or Open Author to create course materials using text, files, images, etc. 

Creative Commons

Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools. Their  copyright licenses provide a simple, standardized way to give the public permission to share and use your creative work — on conditions of your choice.

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Open Courseware 

A 22 page guide to current best practices for the use of copyright material in OCW, drawing on the actual activities of educators and educational staff who prepare courses for distribution.

Guidelines for Creating and Sharing Open Educational Resources 

From the University of Texas, this sites offers information on design, licensing, publishing, and sharing of OER.

Creating OER and Licensing Resources

This video from The Orange Grove, Florida'a Open Educational Resource Repository, is intended to help you choose compatible resources and choose a valid license for your work

Creating OER Textbooks

From the University of Hawaii at Manoa OER Libguide.