OER Basics Course
This course is a self-paced version of the ASCCC OERI Introduction to OER Course. Topics covered include open licensing, open pedagogy, accessibility, curation of resources, and research about how OER affects student success.
At the end of this course successful participants will be able to:
- Properly identify the creative commons (CC) license on a resource and describe how this resource can and cannot be used.
- Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of open resources using current research in the field as evidence.
- Research, analyze and review repositories of open resources.
- Effectively search for open resources and post reviews in an OER repository.
- Create an open resource by remixing multiple existing resources and designate a license to this new resource based on the licenses of multiple resources use.
- Defining OER
- The 5R's
- Why Use OER
- Open in other Contexts
- Copyright, Fair Use, and Public Domain
- Creative Commons Licenses
- Searching OER Repositories and Collections
- Strategies for Searching
- Using Library Materials
- Remixing, Adapting, and Collecting
- Gathering Resources
- Combining Licenses
Grading and Completion
Each unit of the course consists of at least one multiple-choice quiz that can be taken as many times as necessary to earn a perfect score. Earning 100% on the quiz will unlock the next module. The last module will contain a cumulative test. Like all the other assessments, you must earn 100% and have multiple attempts. Completion of this test will earn the Into to OER Course Badge.
- ASCCC OERI Project Facilitator
- Butte Community College: Coordinator for OER, DE, and SLO; Biology faculty
- @ONE Facilitator for: 10-10-10 Communications that Matter; Creating Accessible Course Content; and Assessment in Digital Learning.
- Creative Commons Course Facilitator
You can find a copy of this class in Canvas Commons.
ASCCC OERI - OER Basics by Rachel Arteaga and Suzanne Wakim is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
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