In this module we are sharing resources for you to read or watch that can help you through the process of considering your instructional needs with Open Educational Resources (OER). While there is an expansive array of resources we could share with you, we are placing resources here that we believe will help you the most with immediate course design needs. Of course, many of you are coming to OER for a variety of needs and we will do our best to help you consider your instructional needs along the way.

In this first module, the content we are sharing will address one of the three ‘big idea’ questions you need to consider on your OER adoption journey:


“How do you think through how to find open educational resources that replace your current textbook?”


Module Objectives

By the end of the module, you should be able to:

  • Review and identify the difference between an OER and other free educational materials
  • Identify search tools for finding open educational resources
  • Conduct a search for open educational resources
Navigate to the first chapter called “What Does the Research Say?


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