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OER: Open Educational Resources

This guide on OER (Open Educational Resources) is designed to give FC faculty some basic information that will encourage the adoption and implementation of OER in their courses.

Adopting and Attributing OER

Adopting OER Content

If you have found OER content that you want to use, verify the license that the resource is under. How can you use the content? Can you revise the OER as long as it isn't for commercial purposes? How do you create the attribution to give proper credit for the work? How do you revise and modify the textbooks?

Modifying OER

The BCcampus Open Education lists 6 steps to modify OER textbooks


Center for Media & Social Impact's Codes of Best Practice  Links to fair use codes for various media.

Creative Commons Licensing Types 

Creative Commons Licensing Examples 


Open Attribution Builder by Open Washington OER Network