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Open Educational Resources (OER)

Open Educational Resources (OER) at CCSU

An Introduction to Open Educational Resources

"An Introduction to Open Educational Resources" by Abbey Elder is licensed under a CC BY 4.0 International License:

The 5R Permissions




There are a lot of things out there that are free, but that does not make them OER. Free does not equal open. To be considered OER, the material must have an open license. Open licenses enable what are called the 5R permissions:


Content from this page was adapted from "Getting Started with OER" by Jillian Maynard, which is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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